Noted labor attorney Jeffrey Kessler will aid in the players’ union planned appeal of Tom Brady’s suspension.
In what many considered a referendum on the status quo, NFL player representatives voted to retain DeMaurice Smith as executive director of the union.
Smith is concluding his second three-year term and will be opposed by several former NFL players: Sean Gilbert, Jason Belser, Robert Griffith and John Stufflebeem.
Sources say a federal judge has ruled in favor of the NFLPA’s lawsuit on behalf of Adrian Peterson to reinstate Vikings running back.
The latest attempt by star running back Adrian Peterson to get back on the field will come in a federal courtroom.
The NFL Players Association filed a federal lawsuit Monday for Adrian Peterson, asking the court to dismiss an arbitration ruling that upheld the NFL’s suspension of the star running back.
NFL owners are gathering on Wednesday in Irving for their final scheduled meeting before the end of the season. The main subject on the agenda is the league’s conduct policy.
A day before a Senate hearing on domestic violence he will not attend, the head of the NFL Players Association said the union is establishing an eight-member commission to advise it on the issue.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and players’ union chief DeMaurice Smith are meeting Tuesday to discuss the league’s personal conduct policy.
The NFLPA calls Commissioner Roger Goodell’s punishment ‘unprecedented, arbitrary, and unlawful’ and demands an independent, neutral arbitrator hears Peterson’s case.
The NFL players’ union wants to negotiate with the league in changing the personal conduct policy.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and players’ union chief DeMaurice Smith agreed to continue discussing changes to the league’s personal conduct policy following a four-hour session in New York on Tuesday.