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NFL Asks Court To Deny NFLPA's Motion That Could Halt Lockout
Published March 21, 2011
The NFL in its brief said the NFL lockout “is unquestionably lawful and permitted by federal labor law” and questioned whether the NFLPA legally decertified as a union. “A union cannot, by a tactical declaration akin to the flip of a switch, transform a multiemployer bargaining unit’s lawful use of economic tools afforded it under the labor laws into an antitrust violation giving rise to treble damages and injunctive relief,” the NFL said.
The NFL said questions about whether the NFLPA legally renounced its status as a labor union with collective bargaining rights should be under the jurisdiction of the NLRB.
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