Mealey's Labor & Employment - Labor Board Agrees To Review College Athletes' Bargaining Rights Decision

Mealey's Labor & Employment - Labor Board Agrees To Review College Athletes' Bargaining Rights Decision

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Labor Relations Board on April 24 agreed to review a March 26 decision by the Chicago regional director finding that a university's football players who receive scholarships to play football at the university are employees under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) and are entitled to vote on whether to be represented by the College Athletes Players Association (CAPA) for collective bargaining purposes (Northwestern University and College Athletes Players Association [CAPA], No. 13-RC-121359, NLRB).

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