NLRB Memo On Athlete Employment A 'Nullity,' NCAA Says

Law360, Washington (December 6, 2017, 8:53 PM EST) -- A lawyer for the National Collegiate Athletic Association on Tuesday told a Ninth Circuit panel that it should disregard an assertion by the National Labor Relations Board's general counsel that scholarship football players are employees, after a recent memo reversed that stance.

In a letter to the Ninth Circuit, Daniel Volchok, part of the WilmerHale team representing the NCAA in its effort to quash an appeal from former University of Southern California linebacker Lamar Dawson over alleged minimum wage and overtime pay violations, urged the court...
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