Federal agency considers whether Northwestern football players are employees, can form union

  • by: MICHAEL TARM , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 12, 2014 - 4:15 PM

CHICAGO — A federal agency kicked off the first in a series of hearings Wednesday on whether to approve a bid by Northwestern University football players to unionize, and both sides acknowledged the key question was whether college athletes can be considered employees.

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