NLRB Punts on Whether Northwestern University Football Players Be Allowed to UnionizeOn Monday, the full National Labor Relations Board unanimously dismissed a petition by college football players at Northwestern who sought permission to unionize. This decision effectively overturned the regional director’s ruling last year that college players on scholarship should be classified as employees based on the control exercised over them by the athletic department of

Continuing a trend we’ve reported on in previous blog posts, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently handed down yet another decision expanding the protections afforded to employees under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).

In Sabo, Inc., 362 NLRB No. 81, the NLRB held that Sabo, a vending-machine servicing company, illegally terminated