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On Wednesday the Chicago district of the National Labor Relations Board ruled that Northwestern football players qualify as employees of the university and can unionize. There has been a lot of discussion since this ruling came out and SEC Commissioner Mike Slive had this to say:
"Notwithstanding today's decision, the SEC does not believe that full time students participating in intercollegiate athletics are employees of the universities they attend," Michael Slive, the SEC commissioner, said in a written statement.
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