Collective Bargaining & Labor Relations in Professional Sports (SD 521)


This course will examine the history of labor relations in professional sports including its intersection with antitrust law. The course will also discuss the roles of the players' unions, owners and leagues as well as the history and current status of the various collective bargaining agreements in the four major professional sports leagues (NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB). Finally, the course will cover professional athletes' labor arbitrations and the various drug testing policies in the leagues.


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