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NFL Lockout Lifted, Players Look To Return To Work As NFL Seeks Stay

U.S. District Court Judge Susan Nelson has ruled, siding with the players in Brady v. NFL case and granting a preliminary injunction lifting the NFL owners nearly seven week long lockout (Judge Nelson’s full opinion). The judge sided with the players because the lockout “would continue to inflict irreparable harm upon them” and their careers while the … Continue reading NFL Lockout Lifted, Players Look To Return To Work As NFL Seeks Stay
April 26, 2011

Early MLB Agreements Bode Well For Future Labor Peace

Major League Baseball and its Players Association have reached two unprecedented accords on concussion protocols and pension revisions for a limited group of its retired players. While the NFL and its players are embroiled in a legal battle in federal court and the NBA and its players appear headed in the same direction, the working … Continue reading Early MLB Agreements Bode Well For Future Labor Peace
April 20, 2011

NFL Parties Ordered to Return to Mediation

In what National Football League players view as a victory, the U. S. District Court Judge Susan Nelson has ordered the NFL and the legal representatives of the players who initiated a legal action against the League to participate in court-supervised mediation. The mediation will begin on April 14th before Chief Magistrate Judge Arthur Boylan … Continue reading NFL Parties Ordered to Return to Mediation
April 12, 2011

NCAA Football Powerhouses Reinforce Agent Policies

The elimination of the National Football League Player Association’s regulatory authority over agents following the union’s decertification has prompted several states and universities to take a closer look at their laws and rules to ensure maximum protection for their student-athletes. At the university level, in communications to all agents who served as Certified Contract Advisors … Continue reading NCAA Football Powerhouses Reinforce Agent Policies
April 8, 2011

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