Collective Bargaining in Professional Sports

Executive Directors for professional football and basketball players' labor unions talked about collective bargaining rights in… read more

Executive Directors for professional football and basketball players' labor unions talked about collective bargaining rights in sports. National Basketball Players Association director Billy Hunter said that if he had to bet on it, he would wager that the NBA lockout would cost the league the entire 2011-12 season. The NBA locked out its players on July 1st after a recent labor deal expired and then filed a claim against the National Basketball Players Union for unfair labor practices. The NFL had ended a lockout by agreeing to a 10-year deal though collective bargaining ending disputes over splitting revenue and players' rights. close

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Collective Bargaining in Professional Sports

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300888-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Aug 4, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 22, 2011

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  • Aug 04, 2011 | 7:34am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 05, 2011 | 4:38am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 05, 2011 | 10:37am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 05, 2011 | 6:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 06, 2011 | 12:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 22, 2011 | 11:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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