Proposed Law Would Authorize Student-Athletes to Unionize

By Gregg E. Clifton and Patrick L. Egan, of Jackson Lewis A group of Democratic U.S. Senators, led by Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Senator Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.) have introduced the College Athlete Right to Organize Act. The proposed legislation would amend the...

Secrecy Abounds in Washington Football Team Lawsuit

By Tom Raffin Despite their disagreement on just about everything else, Dan Snyder and the Washington Football Team minority owners are in agreement on one thing: they do not want the public to know what is going on in their dispute over the partial sale of the team....

Canadian Hockey League Class Action Settlement on Thin Ice

By Jon Heshka, Associate Professor at Thompson Rivers University   The Canadian Hockey League (CHL) agreed in February 2020 to pay $30 million to settle three class action lawsuits which claimed its underage players are employees and entitled to statutory minimum...