student athletes as temporary employees

Former College Athlete Claiming Temporary Employee Status Sues NCAA Because She Wasn’t Paid Minimum WageA former soccer player from the University of Houston, Samantha Sackos, has filed a putative class action in the Southern District of Indiana against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and all NCAA Division I schools, asserting that student athletes are temporary employees owed minimum wage under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). On behalf