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Title Lockouts and work stoppages in professional sports : select analyses / Conor A. Walsh, editor
Published New York : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., [2013]
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Series Sports and athletics preparation, performance, and psychology
Sports and athletics preparation, performance, and psychology series.
Contents ""LOCKOUTS AND WORK STOPPAGES IN PROFESSIONAL SPORTS. SELECT ANALYSES""; ""LOCKOUTS AND WORK STOPPAGES IN PROFESSIONAL SPORTS. SELECT ANALYSES""; ""Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data""; ""CONTENTS""; ""PREFACE""; ""Chapter 1: THE HOCKEY LOCKOUT OF 2012-2013""; ""BACKGROUND""; ""ACKNOWLEDGMENT""; ""ABOUT THE AUTHOR""; ""Chapter 2: THE BASKETBALL LOCKOUT OF 2011""; ""BACKGROUND""; ""NEGOTIATIONS""; ""ACKNOWLEDGMENTS""; ""Chapter 3: THE FOOTBALL LOCKOUT OF 2011""; ""BACKGROUND""; ""ACKNOWLEDGMENTS""; ""Chapter 4: THE HOCKEY LOCKOUT OF 2004-05""; ""BACKGROUND""; ""CAUSES""
""ISSUES AND NEGOTIATIONS""""IMPACT OF THE LOCKOUT""; ""SETTLEMENT AT LAST""; ""CONCLUDING THOUGHTS""; ""ACKNOWLEDGMENTS""; ""Chapter 5: CONGRESSIONAL RESPONSES TO SELECTED WORK STOPPAGES IN PROFESSIONAL SPORTS""; ""SUMMARY""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""1982 NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE STRIKE""; ""1987 NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE STRIKE""; ""1994MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL STRIKE""; ""2011 NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE LOCKOUT""; ""DISCUSSION""; ""APPENDIX A. SUMMARY OF NFL LABOR HISTORY""; ""APPENDIX B. SPORTS AND LABOR-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS""; ""APPENDIX C. ANTITRUST EXEMPTIONS APPLICABLE TO PROFESSIONAL SPORTS""
Summary Work stoppages involving professional sports, whether caused by the players going on strike or the owners imposing a lockout, are by their very nature contentious and not always resolved quickly or easily. Major League Baseball has experienced the greatest number of work stoppages (eight), followed by the NFL (five), NHL (four), and NBA (two). While both NBA work stoppages were lockouts, the other three leagues have experienced a combination of strikes and lockouts. Major League Baseball has had five strikes and three lockouts, and the NHL one strike and three lockouts. This book provides an e
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Subject Strikes and lockouts -- United States -- Professional sports
Form Electronic book
Author Walsh, Conor A., editor
ISBN 1629480819 (electronic bk.)
9781629480817 (electronic bk.)