PBS NewsHour

Labor board rules Northwestern athletes eligible for union

Clip: 03/26/2014 | 5m 45s

The National Labor Relations Board has made a landmark ruling in favor of football players at Northwestern University who claim they are school employees. Currently the decision only applies to private schools, but it is expected to reverberate more widely. Jeffrey Brown examines the case with Michael McCann of the University of New Hampshire Law School.

Aired: 03/26/14

Rating: NR

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