NCAA, Pac-12 Wage Suit Out Of Bounds, 9th Circ. Told

Law360, New York (November 21, 2017, 3:55 PM EST) -- The NCAA and the Pacific-12 Conference told the Ninth Circuit on Monday they should not have to face a proposed minimum wage and overtime pay class action brought by a former collegiate football player, urging the court not to revive the suit because the U.S. Supreme Court and California Legislature do not classify student-athletes as employees.

The NCAA and the Pac-12 filed a brief asking the court to uphold the dismissal of the wage action brought on behalf of former players by Lamar Dawson, a linebacker for the University of Southern California between 2011 and 2015. The athletic association and the...

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