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Northwestern Football Players Can Unionize

A precedent was set by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in Chicago on Wednesday. The NLRB decided that football players from Northwestern University had the right to form a union. This would allow Northwestern football players to be the first labor union in college sports. NLRB Regional Director in Chicago, Peter Ohr, ruled that “all scholarship football players” at …

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AFL-CIO Unions Vote To Endorse Obama Again

In a very unsurprising story, the AFL-CIO union has voted to endorse President Obama again. Citing their shared values as a reason AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka had this to say: “With our endorsement today, we affirm our faith in him—and pledge to work with him through the election and his second term to restore fairness, security and shared prosperity.” He …

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