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Collective Bargaining Agreement

The Indian Point nuclear power plant - Buchanan, NY (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Strike Looming At Indian Point Power Plant Over Expiring Union Contract

A collective bargaining agreement between the plant’s operator, Entergy, and the Utility Workers Union of America, Local 1-2, is set to expire at the end of the day Friday. Talks have been under way since Wednesday to try to negotiate a new contract.

01/16/2014

New York Yankees President Randy Levine (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Palladino: If Yanks Save On A-Rod, They Should Funnel Money Back To Fans

Do something for the fans, the ones who faithfully come out and sit in those expensive seats, whether behind the plate or in the bleachers, to watch this injury-depleted, controversy-entangled team. Do something to show them they count.

07/31/2013

Roger Goodell (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Goodell Expects Agreement For HGH Testing To Be Reached By 2013 Season

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said he believes that there will be an agreement soon with the players’ union for testing for human growth hormone.

02/01/2013

DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the National Football League Players Association (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

NFLPA Executive Director, Union President Take On NFL On Player Safety Issues

Less than 18 months after the league and players ended a lockout, NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith and union president Domonique Foxworth used a Super Bowl news conference to lay out a series of complaints about safety issues on Thursday.

02/01/2013

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

NHL Owners Approve New Labor Deal; Gary Bettman Apologizes To Fans

“Most importantly to our fans, who love and have missed NHL hockey, I am sorry,” Bettman said. “I know that an explanation or an apology will not erase the hard feelings that have built up over the past few months, but I owe you an apology nevertheless.”

01/09/2013

NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

More Good News, Hockey Fans: NHL Wipes Out All Games Through January 14

The NHL has wiped out all games through Jan. 14, and if it needs to make any more cancellations, the entire season could be the next thing to go.

12/20/2012

Hockey fans protest the National Hockey League lockout outside the NHL offices in midtown Manhattan. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Monzo: I Live For Hockey And I Love The Rangers — But I Hate The NHL

For all you hockey fans, I know that you will be back, as will I. But for the rest of the country, the NHL’s existence is just a nasty rumor at this point. It’s a joke on both ends. I hate the NHL.

12/20/2012

Commissioner Gary Bettman and Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL, Players’ Association Take Talks Into Wednesday, Hope To Make More Progress

The NHL and the players’ association did all their talking at the bargaining table, far away from the public eye. With another round of talks scheduled just one day after more than seven hours of negotiations, perhaps progress is being made.

11/07/2012

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Armageddon Closing In: NHL Cancels All Games Through Nov. 30

The news came a day after a league-imposed deadline passed for a deal with the players’ association that would allow for a full season.

10/26/2012

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Silverman: Gary Bettman Is Failing Yet Again And Ruining The NHL In The Process

It’s time for the league’s owners to voice their concerns and let Bettman know that he does not have the authority to ruin the NHL. The fans need to get louder and voice their concerns as well. The time is now, or the season will be gone before you know it.

10/05/2012

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Silverman: Work Stoppage Looms As Bettman Sets Lockout Date

There’s a growing chance that the Rangers won’t get a chance to show their fans and the rest of the NHL how good they are. A work stoppage is looming over the league.

08/10/2012

(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NHL Labor Negotiations About To Begin

The head of the NHL players’ union said Monday that negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement will begin “very quickly” — perhaps as early as this week.

06/25/2012

DeMaurice Smith (L) executive director of the National Football League Players' Association and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (R) address the the media on July 25, 2011 in Washington, DC. The NFL players and owners announced they have reached agreement and ended the lockout. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

NFL Labor Deal Looks Like Win-Win For Players, Owners

NFL owners and players were all smiles after agreeing on a new labor deal. And why not? Both sides were feeling like winners.

WFAN–07/26/2011

Billy Hunter, Executive Director of the NBPA arrives at Omni Hotel for negotiations for the collective bargaining agreement between player representatives and owners June 30, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

NBA Officially Closes Up Shop, Lockout Begins

The NBA’s labor deal has expired, and the league has locked out its players, the second pro sports league shut down by labor strife.

WFAN–06/30/2011

NFLPA's DeMaurice Smith (credit: AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

NFL Lockout: Owners, Players Meet Again; No CBA Deal Yet

NFL owners and players met in the Boston area Wednesday in the latest attempt to work out a new collective bargaining agreement, a person with knowledge of the talks told The Associated Press.

WFAN–06/23/2011

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