According to the Tennessee Titans owner, the 2011 NFL season will happen, it just might take a few months to work out a new labor agreement.
The NFL Players Association says labor negotiations broke down last week because the owners’ last proposal would have made salaries a fixed cost and eliminated the players’ chance to share in higher-than-projected revenue growth.
Out of greed once again comes stupidity! I understand that with money comes more responsibility…but why cannot NFL players and the owners be more responsible when it comes to this NFL lockout.
Back where they started. The NFL and players’ union are once again less than 24 hours away from a work stoppage. While the deadline has already been extended twice, it doesn’t seem like a third time is an option.
Less than 24-hours from the expiration of the collective bargaining agreement and fans watch from the outside as the future of their sport is decided at a negotiation table.
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, as well as a half-dozen team representatives, joined commissioner Roger Goodell at the NFL labor negotiations just one day before the expiration of the collective bargaining agreement.
On Friday at 4:00 (CST) the collective bargaining agreement between the NFL and the players’ union will officially expire. The CBA was extended by a week, last Friday, but since the it seems like little ground has been made.
We all hope to enjoy football next season, but many people are hoping to keep their jobs. A lockout would affect more than just ruining many people’s Sunday.
According to the NFL’s lead labor negotiator, the league offered to give the players’ union important financial information that it doesn’t provide to the 32 NFL teams.
The NFL players’ union and the NFL owners will continue, for the 13th day, to try and work out how to split the roughly $9 billion in annual revenues.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFL Players Association head DeMaurice Smith met for four hours on Monday trying to work their way to a new labor agreement.
One of the parties very concerned about the current NFL labor negotiations, but haven’t really been in the middle of any discussion are the former players who’ve made the league what it is today.
The NFL and the players’ union have officially extended the expiration of the current collective bargaining agreement by 24 hours.
According to a report by the Associated Press, the NFL and the Players’ Union are discussing the possibility of extending the deadline to negotiate a new collective bargaining agreement.
It seems like 2011 is the year of labor negotiations in the sports world. As the NFL prepares itself for a work stoppage, Major League tries to get a jump start on renegotiating their labor agreement.
Say this for the NFL and its players’ union: They are on speaking terms at the moment.
The NBA held pro-active labor discussions during the weekend’s All-Star game festivities. And it appears as if baseball is looking for an even more pro-active approach.
The NBA has to be taking notes while watching the NFL’s labor negotiations. The NFL is less than a month from expiration of their CBA and shows no signs of reaching a deal before then, but the NBA is being more proactive.