The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: Rethinking the student-athlete model

Norman C. Wang

April 23, 2015

April 25 will mark one year since the Northwestern football team voted on whether to form a union represented by the College Athletes Players Association (CAPA). National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) regional director Peter Sung...

Guest Column: NLRB’s failure to decide Northwestern unionization case hurts everyone

David Nixon, Guest Columnist

February 24, 2015

Here’s a possibly necessary reminder: On Jan. 28, 2014, Northwestern football players filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board, seeking an election to determine whether a union, CAPA, could get majority designation...

Northwestern files union appeal to NLRB

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

April 9, 2014

Northwestern has officially appealed the National Labor Relations Board decision regarding the employee status of NU football players, the University announced Wednesday. The school submitted its brief to the NLRB’s main...

Guest Column: Explaining the labor board’s decision on Northwestern football players

David Nixon

April 9, 2014

It’s safe to assume that everyone reading this is generally familiar with the recent decision issued by a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board holding that Northwestern’s grant-in-aid scholarship football pla...