NLRB General Counsel Issues Memorandum Asserting College Football Players Are Employees within Meaning of National Labor Relations Act
The National Labor Relations Board General Counsel has issued a report that explains the General Counsel's position on a number of issues involving the status of university students as employees entitled to the protection of the National Labor Relations Act (Act). Of particular interest is the report's position that college football players are statutory employees who may avail themselves of the unfair labor practice provisions of the Act.
Pete Lareau is the author of "NLRA: Law and Practice" and numerous other books and articles in the field of labor and employment law and is the Editor-in-Chief of Bender's Labor & Employment Bulletin.
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