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NLRB Sacks Northwestern Football Players' Unionizing Drive


Steve Bernstein was quoted in The Wall Street Journal on August 17, 2015. The article “NLRB Sacks Northwestern Football Players’ Unionizing Drive” examined the National Labor Relations Board's recent ruling that turned away a push by Northwestern University football players to unionize in a closely watched case that could have reshaped American collegiate sports by essentially classifying athletes more as employees than students.

Steve was quoted on his take of the NLRB’s decision.

Steve said the labor board indicated “that the NCAA was charged with managing the relationships between these institutions, and that even exerting jurisdiction on these facts would threaten to undermine the delicate balance among them.”

To read the full article, please visit The Wall Street Journal.


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