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Eight NFL players get franchise tag; Dartmouth men’s basketball votes to unionize

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THE DARTMOUTH BIG GREEN MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM

It was a historic day for Dartmouth and for college athletics as a whole: The Big Green men’s basketball team voted, 13-2, to unionize, joining the Service Employees International Union Local 560 in Hanover, New Hampshire.

The vote came exactly one month after a National Labor Relations Board regional manager ruled players were school employees and therefore able to vote to unionize. That ruling came after the team petitioned to unionize in September 2023, listing Dartmouth College/Dartmouth College Board of Trustees as the employer.

While the vote represents another step forward — and an unprecedented one at that — it’s “unlikely to be the final say on the matter as Dartmouth pushes back on the classification that its basketball players are employees of the school,” David Cobb notes.

Last month, Dennis Dodd explained how a team unionizing could change college athletics forever, and David provided more details following…


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Author : Zachary Pereles

Publish date : 2024-03-06 14:13:16

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