Former Division 1 Student Athlete Files Class Suit Seeking Wages
Mealey's (October 6, 2016, 8:19 AM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A former University of Southern California football player filed a class complaint on Sept. 26 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California seeking unpaid wages and overtime, liquidated damages and other penalties from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and PAC-12 Conference (Lamar Dawson, et al. v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, et al., No. 16-5487, N.D. Calif.).
(Complaint available. Document #43-161007-027C.)
Addressing the NCAA first, plaintiff Lamar Dawson alleges that “despite promulgating extensive rules and regulations covering the conditions...