The National Labor Relations Board took the expected next step Monday in its consideration of whether scholarship football players at private colleges can unionize. The labor board invited briefs from interested parties on whether the March 26 decision by the director of the board's Midwest region backing the right of the players to bargain collectively. The national board stayed the regional office's decision and has impounded the ballots of the April 25 vote by the players. The NLRB's invitation for briefs can be viewed here.
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