This paper will provide an overview of how National Labor Relations Board cases of Northwestern University and Browning Ferris combined with the analysis presented in the National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Memorandum GC 17-01: General Counsel’s Report on the Statutory Rights of University Faculty and Students in the Unfair Labor Practice Context could impact the laws behind unionization, the contracts of university athletes, and, ultimately through contract negotiations, reintroduce the discussion regarding compensation of student-athletes.
How Organizing Collegiate Student-Athletes Under the National Labor Relations Act with the NCAA as a Joint Employer Can Lead to Significant Changes to the Student-Athlete Compensation Rules,
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