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NLRB: College hoops players are employees Stage set for union vote

BY JIMMY GOLEN and RALPH D. RUSSO Associated Press
Posted 2/9/24

A National Labor Relations Board regional official ruled on Monday that Dartmouth basketball players are employees of the school, clearing the way for an election that would create the first-ever labor union for NCAA athletes.

All 15 members of the Dartmouth men's basketball team signed a petition in September asking to join Local 560 of the Service Employees International Union, which already represents some other employees at the Ivy League school in Hanover, New Hampshire.

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