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NLRB Calls Out the Punt Team and Declines Jurisdiction Over Northwestern University Football Players

Our colleague Tyrone Thomas recently posted in Employment Matters regarding the NRLB's decision to decline to assert jurisdiction in ruling on the petition of Northwestern University's scholarship football players to unionize.  Tyrone analyzes how the NRLB reached its decision and whether or not a different result would have occurred if the Big Ten had not recently enacted measure to provide athletic aid for the full cost of attendance and extra benefits for scholarship athletes.


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Meghan B. Burke

Member / Chair, Public Finance Practice & Chair, Education Practice

Meghan B. Burke leads Mintz's Public Finance Practice, serving as bond counsel and advising underwriters, borrowers, trustees, and purchasers in tax-exempt and taxable general obligation and revenue financings. Meghan handles matters related to transportation, education, health care, and other areas.