MADRID - Not even the coronavirus pandemic has softened the power struggle between football organizations in Spain.The outbreak has actually strained relationships between the Spanish football federation, the Spanish league and the Spanish players' union even more.They have been at ...
Apr 12, 2020
MADRID - Soccer players in Spain on Sunday criticized the Spanish league's decision to ask clubs to put the footballers on government furloughs during the coronavirus crisis.The league on Friday said the furloughs were needed because there was no agreement ...
Apr 6, 2020
THE Major League Soccer Players Union released a statement expressing concern and disappointment with President Donald Trump's executive order that bans citizens of seven majority Muslim countries from entering the United States.Union chief Bob Foose said the organization is ...
Jan 31, 2017
NBA
THE National Basketball Association and National Basketball Players Association are drawing close to a new Collective Bargaining Agreement after a series of meetings in New York, averting a possible work stoppage in 2017.Yahoo Sports' The Vertical reported on Thursday (Friday, Manila ...
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Oct 21, 2016
PBA
PBA legend Ramon Fernandez said he believes it's about time current PBA stars band together and revive the long-dormant players' union, especially in the wake of the controversy over Mahindra players' contract disputes.The four-time PBA ...
Oct 1, 2015
NBA
NEW YORK (AP) - The executive director of the NBA Players Association said Thursday (Friday, Manila time) the suspension given to Charlotte's Jeffery Taylor by Commissioner Adam Silver is "excessive, without precedent and a violation of the Collective Bargaining Agreement."Michele ...
Nov 21, 2014
CHICAGO - Calling the NCAA a dictatorship, Northwestern's quarterback and the United Steelworkers announced plans Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) to form the first labor union for college athletes - the latest salvo in the bruising fight over whether amateur players should be ...
Jan 29, 2014
NBA
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Members of the National Basketball Players Association are in no rush to hire a search firm to help select a new executive director.The focus is on getting more players involved in union activities, said Jerry Stackhouse, an 18-year ...
Jun 17, 2013
NBA
NEW YORK - NBA players put union chief Billy Hunter on an indefinite leave Friday, two weeks after a report they commissioned questioned Hunter's leadership and criticized him for bad decisions and questionable business practices.The union is forming an interim ...
Feb 2, 2013
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