Former NFL players sue players union

Retirees say active players didn’t have the right to bargain for their benefits

Although the National Football League’s (NFL) lockout officially ended in July when the owners and players agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA), the league can’t seem to escape litigation. 

Yesterday, a group of retired NFL players sued the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) because they say the players involved in the bargaining during the labor dispute were not in the position to bargain for and agree to retired players’ benefits.

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