National Labor Relations Board
In a stunning ruling that has the potential to revolutionize college athletics, a federal agency said Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University can create the nation’s first college athlete’s union.
Lawyers for the board issued a memorandum rejecting a complaint brought by a group of 20 private bus companies who argued the strike was illegal.
The National Labor Relations Board is expected to take a formal complaint about the strike from private bus companies who are calling the strike illegal. A ruling by the board could end the strike as early as Tuesday.
The NHL and the players’ association met deep into Wednesday night after the union made its second counteroffer of the week in an effort to end the season-long lockout.
The NHL made a new offer to the players’ association, hoping to spark talks toward ending the long lockout and saving the hockey season.
If NBA owners and players want to save the beginning of the season, they had better get moving.
The NFL and players’ union have agreed to mediation in their labor negotiations. The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service will oversee negotiations in Washington beginning Friday.
In Monday’s filing with the National Labor Relations Board, the league is asking that the union be ordered to bargain in good faith.
Complaining about the boss on Facebook changed a woman’s life – she was fired for it – but in the end, it was determined that the company was in the wrong.
The National Labor Relations Board says Dawnmarie Souza was illegally fired from her job after she criticized her supervisor on her personal Facebook page.