College football players who want to unionize and their foe, Northwestern University, filed their written arguments with the NLRB on Apr. 16.
He won five Grey Cups, and is notable for helping to erase the prejudice within the world of sports that black quarterbacks could not succeed in professional football.
With virtually unanimous player support, and Steelworker backing, football players at Northwestern University filed a formal petition and signed union recognition election cards.
The strike was ultimately a victory, earning a further $11 million in pensions and benefits.
After a 4-and-a-half month lockout in the National Football League, players and owners finally agreed on a new collective bargaining agreement.
Members of the NFL Players Association, are facing the possibility of being out of work if their bosses follow up on threats to lock them out when their contract expires March 4.
There are rumors floating around of a possible National Football League lockout that could possibly come as soon as the 2011 season.