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"We’ve seen leagues like the NBA that have done well... But for our situation they’re not trying to do the same thing. And that’s all we want. We want to be in a safe situation." 🔥🎯 @BiG_EZ7 of @UCLAFootball / #WeWantToPlay (w/ conditions)
Really glad to see neither @UCLAFootball HC Chip Kelly nor AD @MartinJarmond is pushing the BS we are hearing from Harbaugh Frost and others putting college football over the safety/well-being of student athletes as human beings. #GoBruins
No surprise - it's the WHITE college football headcoaches who are clamoring to have kids play football the loudest
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As college football players across the U.S. have suddenly banded together in the #WeWantToPlay movement, those calling for widespread unionization of the group must understand that the law governing unionization in the U.S. makes that unlikely. 1/
The National Labor Relations Act was passed in 1935 to provide workers returning to employment after the Great Depression protections. It provides U.S. employees of private employers the right to unionize. Key words: 1. Private employer and 2. employees. 2/
In 2014, Northwestern football players on scholarship filed a petition to unionize. The National Labor Relations Board used the Right to Control test to deem them employees who could vote to unionize. It is notable that this part of the NLRB’s ruling was never overturned. 3/
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Ay @bigten @pac12 @theACC @Big12Conference @SEC call up the presidents and tell them to...

Ay @GregSankey @KevinFWarren I can't speak for all the athletes but if I could, I think they'd tell me they wanted you to speak to the presidents to tell them #WeWantToPlay
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