Ex-Steeler and Bronco information class motion lawsuit in opposition to NCAA for wage violations

“The NCAA’s latest transfer to allow scholar athletes to profit from their identify, picture and likeness illustrates that the untenable amateurism mannequin is just a smokescreen used to guard the pockets of the NCAA and its member faculties,” stated Johnson’s lawyer Michael Willemin. “By refusing to pay athletes the minimal wage, the NCAA is basically saying that it’s okay for athletes to be paid, so long as another person is slicing the examine.”