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Athletes’ Union Responds to Northwestern Appeal

The College Athletes Players Association is criticizing Northwestern University’s argument for overturning a ruling that would allow the school’s football players to unionize.


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Study: White Americans Leaning Toward Conservative Policies As US Becomes More Racially Diverse

A new study has found that the idea of racial minority groups becoming the majority in the United States is causing white Americans to lean more toward the conservative side of the political spectrum.


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College Athletes Take Labor Cause to Capitol Hill

Members of a group seeking to unionize college athletes are looking for allies on Capitol Hill as they brace for an appeal of a ruling that said full scholarship athletes at Northwestern University are employees who have the right to form a union.


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Will College Athletes Unionize? A Query for NLRB

The five-member regulatory board that will ultimately decide if Northwestern University football players can unionize has itself been in the middle of a firestorm.


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Under Armour’s ‘Wounded Warrior’ Uniform Design Draws Criticism

Northwestern University is apologizing for any misconceptions about the uniforms its football team plans to wear while playing the University of Michigan Wolverines Nov. 16.


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Study: Employers Hire Best Friends, Not Best Workers

Many employers tend to hire people they would hang out with – and not someone who can do the best job.