News From: NFLPA

by Press and Media | on Feb 06, 2017

Every member leaves with a pre existing condition

Yesterday, millions of people around the world watched the Super Bowl.  The NFL Players Association (NFLPA) Executive Director DeMaurice Smith used the opportunity to go on Face the Nation to...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 31, 2016

The NFLPA on Social Issues

If you have watched C-SPAN over the last week, you witnessed a program hosted by the AFL-CIO talking about one of the most discussed issues of the 2016 football season. Colin Kapernick, the...

by Kate Hogan | on Jun 29, 2016

Why Union Awards matter most

Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane won the 2015-16 Ted Lindsay Award as the NHL’s most outstanding player on Wednesday, June 23. The Ted Lindsay Award is the ultimate honor for a hockey...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 15, 2016

NFL admits the obvious

Everyone loved football and America goes bananas every Fall as these modern-day gladiators take to the field and play one of the most excited, and dangerous, sports in the world. For the most part,...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 11, 2016

Everybody's doing it

Public employee union's aren't the only organizations under attached by the Conservative right. Organizations like ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council) funded by wealthy corporate...

by Guest Post | on Dec 14, 2015

Concussions No Laughing Matter

With the upcoming release of "Concussion," Worker's Independent News sent over some commentary on NFL Legend Roger Staubach joking about the amount of concussions he suffered during his...

by Adam Giladi | on Nov 05, 2015

Players Stand up for Likeness

Washington receiver Pierre Garcon has filed a class action lawsuit against fantasy gaming site FanDuel in Maryland this week. He claims that player “names and likenesses have been...

by Guest Post | on Sep 25, 2015

Labor411: Unions and the NFL

Football has long been America’s most popular sport, with millions of fans following the action every week. Before becoming the king of the sports world, football had a long history of unfair...

by Adam Giladi | on Sep 24, 2015

New Access to NFLPA Members

The NFL Players Association has announced the launch of Athlete Content and Entertainment Media, or ACE Media for short. The new organization, which originates from the union's licensing rights...

by Adam Giladi | on Jul 31, 2015

Goodell Steps Way Out of Bounds

The National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) has filed suit in federal court against the NFL in an attempt to overturn Tom Brady’s four-game suspension, which was upheld by league...

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