Northwestern Union Drive Over But Legal Issues Endure
Joe Ambash was quoted in Corporate Counsel on August 19, 2015. The article “Northwestern Union Drive Over But Legal Issues Endure” discussed the Northwestern University Wildcats' high-profile defeat at the National Labor Relations Board on Monday when the agency unanimously ended the players’ drive toward unionization, overturning a 2014 NLRB regional director ruling that was favorable to the team.
Joe told CorpCounsel.com he believes the board acted astutely by avoiding the employee question. “I felt all along that the NLRB was not going to take on this issue, because it would have been such an explosive reaction if they decided these students were employees,” said Joe.
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