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NHL Players Give OK To Disband Union
Posted By Sports Talk Florida Rumors On December 21, 2012 @ 2:44 PM In main feature,News and Rumors,NHL | No Comments
NEW YORK — The NHLPA moved one step closer toward dissolving the union Friday, voting to authorize the union’s executive board the discretion to file a “disclaimer of interest,” multiple sources confirmed to ESPN.com.
The affirmative vote, the result of a five-day ballot among the 700-plus players, allows the executive board to disband the union if and when it chooses to do so.
The executive board now has until Jan. 2 to make a decision on whether to file the disclaimer of interest — a quicker, less-formal way of decertification.
Breaking up the NHLPA would prohibit the players from collectively bargaining as a union, though it would allow them to file an antitrust lawsuit against the league.
For more on this story visit: Katie Strang, ESPNNewYork.com
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