Labor Negotiations

Matt Forte

NFL Owner Guarantees 2011 Season

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.

03/29/2011

DeMaurice Smith

NFLPA: League Tried To Pull ‘The Old Switcheroo’

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.

03/18/2011

Adrian Peterson

Rock’s Rant: Stop Talking, Start Compromising On NFL Lockout Issues

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.

670 The Score–03/16/2011

Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith

Tensions Rise In NFL Labor Talks

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.

03/11/2011

Devin Hester

Billick: ‘Inconceivable’ That NFL Games Would Be Canceled

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.

670 The Score–03/10/2011

Jerry Jones

Cowboys’ Jones Among Four Owners At Labor Talks

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.

03/10/2011

DeMaurice Smith

Arkush: Not Much Has Changed In NFL Labor Talks

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.

670 The Score–03/10/2011

Soldier Field

Economy Could Take Hit With NFL Lockout

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.

03/09/2011

NFL Logo

Report: NFLPA Rejects Profitability Data Offer

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.

03/09/2011

Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith

NFL, Players’ Union Enter 13th Day Of Negotiations

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.

03/08/2011

DeMaurice Smith

NFL, Players’ Union Meet For Four Hours On Monday

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.

03/07/2011

Mike Ditka

NFL Retirees Hope For Benefits In New CBA

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.

03/04/2011

Roger Goodell

NFL, Players’ Union Extend Deadline

The NFL and the players’ union have officially extended the expiration of the current collective bargaining agreement by 24 hours.

03/03/2011

Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith

Report: NFL And Players’ Union Discuss Deadline Extension

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.

03/03/2011

Geovany Soto and Alex Rios

Baseball Owners And Union Begin Labor Talks

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.

03/03/2011

Roger Goodell

NFL And Players’ Union Wrap Up 4th Day Of Mediation

Say this for the NFL and its players’ union: They are on speaking terms at the moment.

02/21/2011

Chicago White Sox

Baseball’s Union Wants To Start New CBA Talks

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.

02/21/2011

NBA Logo

NBA Looks To Jump Start Labor Talks At All-Star Game

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.

02/15/2011

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