NCAA Seeks To Nix USC Football Player's Wage Class Action

Law360, San Francisco (April 20, 2017, 10:06 PM EDT) -- The National Collegiate Athletic Association asked a California federal judge Thursday to dismiss a former University of Southern California football player’s wage-and-hour suit on behalf of a putative class of student-athletes, saying at a hearing that the money teams generate and restrictions on players’ activities don't make the association an employer.

NCAA attorney Steven B. Katz of Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP used recent rulings in other suits against his client to make the case for dismissing former Trojans linebacker Lamar Dawson’s putative class action...
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