School athletes would have the correct to arrange and collectively discount with colleges and conferences underneath a invoice launched Thursday by Democrats within the Home and Senate.
Senators Chris Murphy and Bernie Sanders introduced the School Athletes Proper to Arrange Act.
A companion invoice was launched within the Home.
A motion at Northwestern to unionize school soccer gamers was rejected by the Nationwide Labour Relations Board in 2015.
The NCAA has turned to Congress for assist because it tries to reform its guidelines to permit athletes to be paid for endorsements, private appearances and autographs.
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