MLS labor negotiations

Inclement weather halts MLS labor negotiations

February 11, 2010
SchaerlaeckensBy Leander Schaerlaeckens
WASHINGTON -- Major League Soccer and its players union will not be making their Feb. 12 deadline for reaching an agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement, the MLSPU has confirmed.

The previous five-year collective bargaining agreement expired on Jan. 31, but both sides agreed that, rather than let the situation result in a lockout or a strike, they would give themselves two more weeks to come to an agreement.

The failure to reach a new agreement, however, is less ...

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