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Service Employees Local Starts Recruiting N.C. College Athletes

Move over, Northwestern: A statewide Service Employees local in North Carolina is recruiting college athletes there to be union members, too.

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Unions Hail NLRB Official’s Ruling That College Athletes Can Unionize

CHICAGO –Unions hailed a National Labor Relations Board official’s ruling on March 26 that athletes at private universities nationwide – such as Northwestern, where the case occurred – are employees of the institutions and thus can unionize. NLRB Chicago Regional Director Peter Sung Ohr said Northwestern’s football players can hold a board-sanctioned election on whether to unionize with the College […]

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