Football League mediates

by | Apr 11, 2011

A dispute in the USA between the National Football League (NFL) and the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) is being sent to mediation. American Football players have essentially gone on strike until the owners of the league teams meet their demands.

Judge Susan Nelson, who is overseeing the NFL’s anti-trust lawsuit, has decided to impose mediation on the parties involved in the NFL lockout, but the exact terms of that negotiation have not been determined.

Nelson told the parties during a conference call on Friday that she would consider that matter over the weekend, before forcing the mediation this week.

The NFLPA wants mediation to take place in Minnesota under her supervision, while the NFL wants mediation to take place in Washington with federal mediator George Cohen.

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