Northwestern NLRB Decision Brings Local React

Vote to Unionize at Northwestern may be tough to start

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Updated: Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:50:35 CST

t could be a long time before Northwestern football players are actually allowed to unionize and be considered employees of the  University...

.Former Wildcat quarterback Kain CoIulter brought an action to the National Labor Relations board wanting players to be considered employees of the University.

The local Chicago office ruled in his favor.

The University appealed to the National Labor Relations Board stating the players should remain considered students at the University.

Others such as University of Nebraska chancellor Harvey Perlman concurred.

The chancellor went on to say the NLRB ruling would apply to only private universities not public ones...