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Student-Athletes as Employees—the Changing Landscape of Collegiate Athletics

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A discussion about the impact of the recent ruling in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Johnson v. NCAA, where the court denied the NCAA/several local college’s (Villanova, Drexel, Lasalle, Penn, Temple, Penn State, etc.) motion to dismiss and held that the complaint plausibly alleges that the students are employees of the colleges for purposes of the Fair Labor Standards Act. The plaintiffs are student athletes who engage in interscholastic athletic activity for their colleges and universities and allege that they are employees who should be paid for the time they spend related to those athletic activities.

The webinar will discuss the case status (including the status of a potential interlocutory appeal), the court’s decision, and how the case impacts student-athletes and universities. 

Available in States

  • California
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Texas Self Study

Program Categories

  • Business Organizations & Contracts
  • Education Law
  • Employee Benefits & Compensation
  • Employment & Labor Law
  • Federal Courts
  • Florida Eligible