The Daily Northwestern

NCAA among groups to file amicus briefs to NLRB

Alex Putterman, Reporter

July 4, 2014

Various outside parties have filed amicus briefs to the National Labor Relations Board in the case to determine whether Northwestern football players are university employees.  The University is appealing the Chicago NLRB regional di...

Guest Column: Why ‘Game Changers’ is necessary right now

Kevin Brown and Rick Telander

May 8, 2014

On April 25 at McGaw Hall at Northwestern, eligible members of the football team cast a historic vote on whether or not to form a union. “Game Changers” members were onsite. While the University waged an aggressive campaign to p...

Congressional committee to discuss Northwestern football unionization

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

May 1, 2014

Congress is getting involved in the Northwestern football unionization discussion. The House Education and the Workforce Committee will examine the recent National Labor Relations Board decision declaring NU players employees,...

NLRB to hear Northwestern appeal in union case

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

April 24, 2014

The National Labor Relations Board announced Thursday it will hear Northwestern's appeal of the March 26 ruling that NU football players are University employees. The University hopes the five-person national office of the...