Former Miami Dolphins Head Coach Brian Flores denounced race discrimination in hiring practices, termination practices, and the terms and conditions of employment in the NFL. Flores sued the NFL and all 32 teams, most of which have denied the allegations and sustained that they have not partaken in discrimination of any kind. Furthermore, the NFL […]
NFL players have reportedly been recently entering into Income Purchase Agreements, which are contracts that involve an up-front payment by a third party to a player in exchange for the player promising the third party a percentage of his current and future NFL contracts. The NFL Players Association caught wind of these Income Purchase Agreements […]
In 2013, Cleodis Floyd was victorious in an arbitration against the National Football League Players Association after the union denied his NFL agent application. The union did not want to certify him because Floyd was previously convicted of fraud.
The mandatory seminar and exam for those attempting to fulfill their childhood dreams of becoming a National Football League Players’ Association (NFLPA) Contract Advisor – more commonly known as an NFL player agent – was held on July 24-25. Now, roughly eight weeks later, many hopefuls are beginning to learn whether or not they achieved […]
The following article was written by Spencer Wingate. The NFL Players Association has filed a twofold grievance against the NFL, appealing the suspensions handed down to Jonathan Vilma (New Orleans Saints), Will Smith (New Orleans Saints), Anthony Hargrove (Green Bay Packers), and Scott Fujita (Cleveland Browns) for their involvement in the Saints bounty program. On August […]
The following article was written by Spencer Wingate. The NFLPA is the labor union that represents current and former NFL players. They are in charge of maintaining former and current players’ benefits. Through subsidiaries, their responsibilities expand to players’ marketing and licensing agreements. Therefore, they pay expenses for players’ royalties, arbitration, and general counsel. Last year […]