Podcast: NCAA class-action ready to tip-off
The class-action lawsuit including former UCLA basketball star Ed O’Bannon against the NCAA begins in District Court in Los Angeles next week. In addition, the NCAA is appealing a recent regional NLRB ruling that Northwestern University football players have the right to unionize.
Marta Fernandez of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell has dealt with NLRB issues and discusses what likely lies ahead for the NCAA in its fight over the status of student-athletes. Listen to the podcast by clicking below.