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College Football Players As Employees ? – Illegal Formation!

Members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee filed an amicus brief on July 10 that opposed unionization of college athletes. A case involving athletes at Northwestern University is pending before the National Labor Relations Board. Northwestern University and College Athletes Players Association (CAPA), Case No. 13-RC-121359 Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and fellow committee members …

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U.S. Supreme Court Upholds D.C. Circuit Decision in Noel Canning

In a lengthy opinion authored by Justice Stephen Breyer, and drawing heavily on historical practice of Presidents and the Senate, the United States Supreme Court has upheld the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in Noel Canning v. NLRB, concluding that President Obama’s three recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board in January 2012 …

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