A landmark ruling may change college sports forever. On Feb. 5, the NLRB ruled that basketball players at Dartmouth College are school employees. That means they can hold a union election. If that happens, it would be the first union of athletes in college sports. In September, all 15 members of the teams signed a petition to join the SEIU Local 560, which represents other Dartmouth employees. A possible appeal by Dartmouth and the NCAA could occur, but if the union stands, the players could bargain over working conditions and terms of employment.
Read the full story by Nick Robertson for The Hill, published here: https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/other/nlrb-official-rules-dartmouth-basketball-players-can-unionize/ar-BB1hPmHm