Union-friendly Illinois Democrats say Gov. Bruce Rauner has so poisoned contract negotiations with state workers that they pushed legislation Thursday that would prohibit either a strike or the Republican governor locking workers out.
The man leading the front office of the Blackhawks is looking forward to the shortened hockey season, after the long lockout. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman received three counter-proposals from the players’ association on Thursday and left the negotiating table “thoroughly disappointed.”
The NFL and the referees’ union have reached a tentative contract agreement, ending an impasse that began in June when the league locked out the officials and used replacements instead.
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The Sauk Village police chief is back on the job, after he was literally locked out of his own office.
No party is complete without a dancer, right?
The NBA lockout has officially outlasted the NFL lockout, and the average sports fan’s patience has officially been tested. November 16th marks the first time NBA players will miss a pay day, with the average […]
NBA players rejected the league’s latest offer Monday and began disbanding the union, fully aware it likely will jeopardize the season. Chicago’s potential lockout loss could be huge.
As it seems more and more likely the players will not take the owners’ recent 50-50 revenue split, the likelihood of there being a season will continue to drop, but that doesn’t mean the ball will stop bouncing for LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, and others.
The NBA is expected to announce the cancelation of at least two more weeks of the season, a published report says.
The fate of the NBA’s season could rest on Tuesday’s meetings.
Derek Fisher emerged from a meeting with NBA officials and, as he as all summer, reported no breakthrough on a new labor deal.
Top negotiators for the NBA and players’ association will meet Sunday night in perhaps the last chance to avoid canceled regular-season games, according to a person with knowledge of the plans.
Carmelo Anthony fully expects the NBA to cancel some regular-season games soon, and said players around the league have been bracing to hear that grim news.
NBA owners and players have finished meeting in small groups and will return Tuesday for what union president Derek Fisher says will likely be a “a very huge day” in the labor lockout.
NBA owners and players failed to reach a deal after about seven hours of talks Saturday, mostly about the salary cap structure, and will meet again Monday.
Talks ended after two days Wednesday so negotiators could return home before summoning their respective bargaining committees to New York for the most important stretch of the lockout. They are prepared to meet through the weekend if progress toward a new collective bargaining agreement is being made.
The lockout is about to start inflicting damage on the preseason schedule — and neither players nor owners can say what will happen to the real games.