The Daily Northwestern

Updated: NLRB rules in favor of Northwestern players union

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

March 26, 2014

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

A Northwestern football players union is one step closer to reality. The National Labor Relations Board ruled Wednesday in favor of the College Athletes Players Association, affirming CAPA’s claim that student-athletes are...

Fitzgerald testifies at NLRB hearing, citing experience as coach, former player

Alex Putterman, Assistant Sports Editor

February 21, 2014

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Pat Fitzgerald took the stand Friday, looking to refute former quarterback Kain Colter's claims. (Updated: Colter begins testimony at second NLRB hearing) The Northwestern football coach testified Friday morning on the fourth day of...

Sports economist, Northwestern compliance official testify on second day of NLRB hearing

Alex Putterman, Assistant Sports Editor

February 19, 2014

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Testimony continued Wednesday at the National Labor Relations Board hearing to determine whether Northwestern football players are employees of the University. Two witnesses — one from the College Athletes Players Association...

CAPA, Northwestern present initial issues to start NLRB hearing

Rohan Nadkarni, Reporter

February 12, 2014

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Formal proceedings began Wednesday as the College Athletes Players Association attempts to form a labor union for football players at Northwestern. CAPA and NU both presented their initial issues at the regional office of the Nat...