NLRB ruling expected soon on NU players

If deemed school employees, they could form union

The National Labor Relations Board’s ruling over whether football players at Northwestern University are employees of the school is expected later this month.

The five-member board could affirm, modify or reverse a 2014 ruling by Peter Ohr, the regional director of the NLRB in Chicago, granting football players with scholarships employee status under federal law, which allowed them to form a union. read more…..