loader
Page is loading...
generic_insight_detail

For Their Eyes Only: Northwestern to Limit Media Access at Union Polling Location

Gerald Lutkus

Gerald F. Lutkus

Of Counsel (Retired)

Northwestern University has confirmed that no media will be allowed in the vicinity of the polling place on Friday but will be allowed to gather nearby in the event any of the players choose to be interviewed.  The polls will be open from 6 to 7:30 a.m. and again from 10 a.m. until noon Friday. The University said it will have no comment until the vote has concluded which is consistent with the requirements of the National Labor Relations Act.  Both the union and the university as the potential employer are in the so-called “quiet period” which is enforced during the 24 hours in advance of a scheduled election. An NLRB spokesman has also confirmed that the results of the vote will not be made public if the NLRB has not yet decided if it will hear Northwestern's appeal of the NLRB Chicago Regional Director's ruling last month that Northwestern football players are employees of the University.


RELATED ARTICLES

Scabby The Rat On The Chopping Block

October 28, 2020 | Labor Relations, National Labor Relations Board, Strikes and Picketing

How Has COVID-19 Impacted Union Election Results?

October 23, 2020 | Labor Relations, Unions and Union Membership, National Labor Relations Board

Is Staying Neutral During a Union Campaign Unlawful?

October 6, 2020 | Labor Relations, Union Organizing, National Labor Relations Board

Union Decertification Update: NLRB Extends Comments Deadline For Contract Bar

September 18, 2020 | Labor Relations, National Labor Relations Board, Labor Agreements

Labor Day 2020: State of the U.S. Labor Unions

September 4, 2020 | Labor Relations, National Labor Relations Board, Unions and Union Membership

Subscribe

Do you want to receive more valuable insights directly in your inbox? Visit our subscription center and let us know what you're interested in learning more about.

View Subscription Center
RELATED TOPICS
College football
NLRB
Trending Connect
We use cookies on this site to enhance your user experience. By clicking any link on this page you are giving your consent for us to use cookies.