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Old 10-08-2010, 04:26 PM   #14
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Default Re: Steelers players vote to decertify

Hmmm, not sure this is about individual lawsuites filed by the players. The NFL used the argument that the players were unionized to avoid anti-trust laws. If the players are no longer unionized, the NFL can no long claim they are within those anti-trust laws. Now you have the federal gov't pushing the league to measures that demonstrate a level playing field for the players to negotiate with the league. So the league will have to determine which is worse for their business: the gov't or the union. Personally, I'd rather negotiate with the NFLPA than with Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, Barney Frank and the Obama administration.
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