Hearings on College Football Union EndFebruary 25, 2014 |
by Associated Press
The Chicago Sun-Times reports all three spoke at Tuesday’s National Labor Relations Board hearing about how coaches accommodated their studies despite the demands of football.
Northwestern sought to bolster its claim that academics are central to a player’s experience by calling Doug Bartels, Patrick Ward and John Henry Pace. Bartels is now in medical school, and both Pace and Ward are engineers.
With five days of hearings done, a regional NLRB official will decide in coming weeks if the players can unionize.
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