According to the Chicago Tribune, a National Labor Relations Board official has ruled that Chicago's St. Xavier University is not Catholic enough to qualify for immunity from NLRB oversight.
The school's board has appealed the ruling, claiming the agency's attempt to define a Catholic university violates the separation of church and state.
"They're using a test that not even the bishops use to determine whether or not we are Catholic," said the St. Xavier president.
At the root of the controversy is a campaign by the school's adjunct faculty to form a union and push for higher wages and greater job stability.
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