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75% of Americans Oppose Unionizing Ruling

Posted By Sports Talk Florida On March 27, 2014 @ 1:51 PM In College,News and Rumors | No Comments

According to a poll conducted by HBO Real Sports and The Marist College Center for Sports Communication, three in four Americans (75 percent) think college athletes should not be allowed to join a union since they aren’t college employees. The poll also shows that 22 percent feel the student athletes shoudl be able to join a union while the remaining 4 percent are “unsure.”

The HBO Real Sports/Marist Poll also shows that 28 percent of non-white residents are in favor or athletes unionizing, while only 19% of white residents support the idea. On the flip side, 67 percent of non-white Americans are against the idea of a student athlete’s union compared to 78 percent of white residents.

For more on this story visit: Tom Fornelli, CBS Sports [1]

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[1] Tom Fornelli, CBS Sports: http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/eye-on-college-football/24502907/percent-of-americans-against-college-players-unionizing

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