Labor News

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James Dolan, the Knicks, and the Cablevision 99

James Dolan, the owner of the New York Knicks, has often faced criticism for his front office decision making and the team's lack of on-court success.

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Largest union sportsman’s event in Ohio highlights conservation project

The Pipefitter's Hall was packed, over 500 folks filing in for what was the eighth in a series of Union Sportsmen's Alliance public events.

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Today in labor history: Jackie Robinson inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

Robinson was the first African American to play major league baseball

NHL lockout is major labor struggle

This is the fourth sports lockout within the last two years. It is the third lockout and fourth labor stoppage for NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman.

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Today in Labor History: Football strike ends

On this day in 1982, the National Football League Association ended a strike that lasted 57 days.

 

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NFL players to owners: End lockout of refs

Citing the threat to the players' health and safety the NFL Players Association formally asked league owners to end the NFL's lockout of the regular referees.

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Today in labor history: Football players begin two-day strike

The strike was ultimately a victory, earning a further $11 million in pensions and benefits.

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The 1981 Major League Baseball Players strike

 On June 12, 1981, a Major League Baseball strike began, forcing cancellation of 713 games.

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Minor league baseball umpires agree on new labor deal

Minor League umpires are ready to play ball after its more than 200 members voted to approve a new labor agreement with Minor League Baseball.

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NBA cancels games as lockout continues

NBA postpones training camp and preseason games, putting the season in question.

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