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Northwestern Admins, Coaches Urging Football Players To Vote Against Unionization

04 / 24 / 14

Northwestern Univ.’s message to its football players since an NLRB ruling opened up the door to unionization "has been consistent and clear: Vote no -- for yourselves, for the team and for the university," according to a front-page piece by Ben Strauss of the N.Y. TIMES. The team tomorrow wi...

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