5 Things You Need to Know About College Football Players’ Attempt to Unionize

Posted by Brian Leigh on January-28-2014 Add Comments

On Tuesday afternoon, a group of Northwestern football players filed a petition to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in hopes of being represented by a union for the first time in the history of college athletics.

According to ESPN's Outside the Lines:

Ramogi Huma, president of the National College Players Association, filed a petition in Chicago on behalf of football players at Northwestern University, submitting the form at the regional office of the National Labor Relations Board.

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