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  • Guitarzan May 20, 2014
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    there are NO dues"To join, the athlete would pay the $9 monthly membership dues paid by teachers, corrections officers, health care workers and others working for state agencies."

    http://espn.go.com/college-sports/story/_/id/10955829/state-employees-association-north-carolina-union-welcomes-student-athletes

  • jmcdow2792 May 20, 2014
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    You are correct.

  • PackFanUpInHere May 20, 2014
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    there are NO dues.... but, being a member ONLY offers limited benefits, such as a BANKING ACCOUNT.... it stops WELL SHY of saying these players would be PAID as State Employees.

    #FarShort

    :)

  • KT smakt your mother May 20, 2014
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    Not really sure of the implications. What would they gain from joining the union? They'd also have to pay dues (they already have little extra income).

  • PackFanUpInHere May 20, 2014
    Towel Boy

    it doesn't mention them being PAID.

    #MountainOutOfAMoleHill

    :)

  • TB from WF May 20, 2014
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    The State Employees Association of North Carolina, a union for public workers, will allow scholarship student-athletes at public universities to join as state employees.

    Personally, I see this as a slow death to collegiate sports. Any thoughts?

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