Tag: Northwestern University

Post-Game Analysis: What Really Happened in the Northwestern Football Case?

August 26, 2015

College athletes have long been denied a real voice in a multi-billion dollar industry built upon their performance. That’s why it was a potential game-changer when Northwestern University scholarship football players came together to demand a union in 2014. The school’s administration argued that the players were students that had… Read More»

Victory! Undergraduate Peer Mentors at UMass-Amherst Win the Right to Organize

February 26, 2015

Last week, undergraduate students employed as “peer mentors” at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst won the right to form a union. The Commonwealth Employment Relations Board, which oversees labor disputes in the state, ruled in favor of the university employees after UMass-Amherst blocked their petition for an election earlier… Read More»