The Law at Work: College football players not NCAA employees
In his the Law at Work Column in the San Diego Union-Tribune, SCMV Shareholder Dan Eaton addressed the recent ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit that scholarship college football players are not employees of the National Collegiate Athletic Association or the conference in which they play. The court’s bottom line was that the NCAA and PAC-12 are regulatory bodies, not employers of the student athletes. The student athletes “are participating in highly regulated extra-curricular activities.”
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