This could be interesting

In what could be a landmark case, a regional office of the National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday sided with football players at Northwestern University and their bid to unionize. “I find that all grant-in-aid scholarship players for the Employer’s football team who have not exhausted their playing eligibility are ’employees’ under” the National Labor Relations Act,” the director of the Chicago regional office ruled. Northwestern is expected to appeal in a case that has the NCAA’s attention. See Inside Higher Ed coverage.