NLRB Calls the Right Play: Northwestern Players Have the Right to Form a Union

March 26, 2014

Northwestern University football players today won the right to form a union after National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Chicago Regional Director Peter Sung Ohr ruled the players “all squarely fall within the [National Labor Relations] Act's broad definition of 'employee' when one considers the common law definition of 'employee.'"

Northwestern University has indicated it will appeal the decision.

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