The sports world is buzzing over the controversary related to efforts to "unionize" college athletes, giving them the ability to use collective bargaining to negotiate compensation benefits, essentially designating them as employees of the colleges and universities they play for. ESPN recapped the situation fairly well with this video and article. There are wide-ranging implications related to designating athletes as employees - not the least of which are the insurance implications that would impact the educational institutions and the providers of their insurance policies. How would this potentially impact workers comp coverages? Disability insurance? Liability insurance? Other coverages? Weigh in and let us know what you think.
Jeff Brown is the Founder & CEO of Market Luminary. He previously served as the Founder/CEO/President of Blue Cod Technologies. He currently serves on Advisory Boards for Yodil Inc., Northeast Outdoors Foundation, and William J. O'Brien Lecture Series.