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Overview of the New CBA

Major League Soccer and its players’association came to an agreement on a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. Unlike some negotiations, in this case both sides are calling it a win. The MLSPA appeared to get much, though obviously not all, of what it wanted. On the plus side there is more money for the players, and […]

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New CBA Agreed To Between MLS and MLSPA

MIAMI, Fla. (February 6, 2020) — With twenty-four days to go before Inter Miami’s first-ever regular season match, fans now have one less thing to worry about. Today, MLS and the MLSPA, the union that represents the players, announced that they have agreed in principle to a new collective bargaining agreement. The CBA, as it […]

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MLS and Players Association Agree on new CBA, Season to begin as scheduled

MIAMI, Fla. (February 6, 2020) — Major League Soccer and the MLS Players’ Association announced on Thursday morning that they have reached agreement in principle on a new five-year deal pending ratification by the MLS Board of Governors and the MLSPA membership. The old agreement had been extended through tomorrow by mutual agreement. The new […]

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CBA Talks Between MLS and MLSPA: How The Agreement Could Be Improved

MIAMI, Fla. (January 31, 2020) — With the end of the current Collective Bargaining Agreement (“CBA”) between Major League Soccer and its Players Association due to expire at midnight on Friday, the two sides agreed yesterday to extend the contract until February 7, 2020. Major League Soccer and the Major League Players Association released the […]

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CBA Talks Between MLS and MLSPA: What Is At Stake?

MIAMI, Fla. (January 4, 2020) — Part I: The biggest thing that will happen this off-season Right now, fans of MLS clubs are getting ready for the coming season, the league’s 25th anniversary year. New teams like Inter Miami CF and Nashville SC are now less than 60 days away from their first real matches. […]

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Issues In 2015 MLS CBA Negotiations: A look back

March 1, 2015 — Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiations between the MLSPA and MLS, are underway. Before the 2015 Major League Soccer season can begin, a new collective bargaining agreement was negotiated by the league and the players’ union. Last time the two sides went to the negotiating table, the discussions went down to the final […]