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Questions tagged [labor-relations]

Questions about the legal rights with respect to those who participate in sports leagues.

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Why are the salaries of professional athletes so public?

Every major free agent signing ( at least in Baseball ) generates an enormous media buzz, and all details are completely available to whoever reads the paper. Why are the salaries of professional ...
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What is the legal basis for fining players for out-of-game actions?

How is it that sports leagues are able to fine players for things like expressing their displeasure with the league or its employees, or wearing the wrong clothes? There must be some sort of special ...
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When did the NBA establish the first collective bargaining agreement ? What were the reasons leading up to this?

Always been curious of when the first CBA came about.