The Daily Northwestern

Pillote: Give student-athletes more authority, autonomy

Bobby Pillote, Assistant Gameday Editor

October 13, 2016

The National Labor Relations Board can’t seem to make up its mind. In August 2015, the NLRB declined jurisdiction over the efforts of Northwestern’s football players to form a union, effectively punting on the issue of whether or not they were e...

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,...