On August 17, 2015, nearly seventeen months after a National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) Regional Director ruled that Northwestern grant-in-aid scholarship football players were considered employees under the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”), the NLRB unanimously changed course and declined to exert jurisdiction over the athletes’ petition, thereby reversing the lower decision. In Northwestern University, … Continue Reading
On July 7, 2015, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law legislation to combat sexual assault on both public and private college campuses throughout New York. With a few exceptions, the provisions in the law will take effect within 90 days, on October 5, 2015. The law mandates the notation of disciplinary action for … Continue Reading
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