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NLRB dismisses ruling that would allow college athletes to unionize

Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 17, 2015 at 1:35pm 8/17/2015 at 1:35pm

Monday morning, the National Labor Relations Board overturned a ruling that would have allowed football players at Northwestern University to unionize.

Citing concerns a union would provide an unfair advantage in the college football arena between unionized schools and the un-unionized, the NLRB’s ruling was unanimous.



NLRB goes after McDonald’s and franchise systems everywhere
Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 10:25am 7/30/2014 at 10:25am

Labor unions have struggled over the past few years to gain a hold on the fast food industry, but a recent advisory opinion by the NLRB may have cracked the door for union organizers trying to breach the corporate-franchisee relationship.

On Tuesday, the NLRB’s General Counsel declared that McDonald’s as a...