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NCAA President Mark Emmert. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

The Threat Alone Of Student-Athletes Unionizing Should Be A Wake Up Call To NCAA

76 football players from Northwestern University will decide Friday whether or not to become a union. Even if it’s voted down, the threat of unionization alone should be a cold slap in the face to the NCAA.

98.5 The Sports Hub–04/25/2014

Mike Vecchione #21 of the Union College Dutchmen scores a goal past Thatcher Demko #30 of the Boston College Eagles during the 2014 NCAA Division I Men's Hockey Championship Semifinal. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Union Beats BC To Advance To Frozen Four Title Game

Daniel Ciampini broke a third-period tie with the second of his three goals to help Union beat Boston College 5-4 in the NCAA hockey semifinals Thursday night.

04/10/2014

Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter speaks at a press conference as Leo W. Gerard, President of the Steelworkers (R), listens on January 28 2014. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: Court Ruling Says Northwestern Football Players Can Unionize

Forget March Madness, this right here is the biggest story in college athletics right now. Andy Gresh and Scott Zolak discuss the court ruling, and if this is the end of amateurism as we know it.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/27/2014

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Boston-Area Adjunct Faculty Members Discuss Forming Union

Adjunct faculty members from across the Boston area are planning to meet to discuss the possibility of forming a union.

04/13/2013

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Lowell City Council To Vote On Plan That Tracks Police With GPS

Lowell’s City Council will vote Tuesday night on a new police patrolmen’s contract that includes a controversial plan to track officers.

04/01/2013

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Union Topples Boston College In NCAA Tournament

Josh Jooris scored two goals, and Troy Grosenick made 29 saves to help Union beat defending national champion Boston College 5-1 on Saturday night in the NCAA East Regional semifinals.

03/31/2013

A container ship is docked at the Port of Miami on December 27, 2012 in Miami, Florida. Unionized dockworkers along the East Coast of the United States from Texas to Massachusetts are threatening to strike starting December 30, a move that could disrupt commerce across the country. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Strike Averted, For Now At East Coast Ports

A deal has been struck that for now averts a strike by 14,500 longshoremen at major ports on the East Coast and Gulf of Mexico.

12/28/2012

Protesters outside the Danvers Wal-Mart Friday. (Photo by Carl Stevens)

Wal-Mart Stores Targeted By Union Picketers On Black Friday

Wal-Mart workers in nine states staged protests and walkouts Friday, including in Massachusetts.

11/23/2012

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Hostess Says Talks To Stave Off Shutdown Fail

The maker of Twinkies and Ding Dongs said late Tuesday that it failed to reach an agreement with its second-biggest union.

11/20/2012

A man works on his computer. (ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Websites Offer Perks To Freelancers

When you’re a freelance worker, it’s easy to feel like you have no safety net. But there are a number of new services that are helping these workers join forces.

05/24/2012

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