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CA, ACA Move Toward AFL-Inspired Compromise To Resolve Pay Dispute

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 25 / 17

Cricket's "bitter pay dispute" is moving toward an Australian Football League-­inspired compromise that "would give significant wage increases to men and women players, provide more money for local ­cricket facilities and enable both sides to end the negotiations claiming they got what they wanted,"...

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