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NEW AHL COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT RATIFIED
Published March 11, 1998
The Professional Hockey Players' Association (PHPA) and the AHL announced the ratification of a new, four-year Collective Bargaining Agreement. The CBA, extending through August 31, 2002, was approved by the AHL players. Components of the deal include: a PHPA sponsored 401(k)/ Group RRSP; revised Standard Player's Contract; increased player per diem; increased pension contributions; player benefit program enhancements; and increased minimum salary for players recalled from lesser leagues (PHPA).