Players' Union Files NLRB Charge Against NBA

Law360, New York (May 24, 2011, 9:47 PM EDT) -- The union representing National Basketball Association players filed a charge with the National Labor Relations Board on Tuesday alleging the league and team owners have been harsh and inflexible in contract talks.

The National Basketball Players Association alleges team owners have been negotiating in bad faith over the players' collective bargaining agreement, which is set to expire June 30. Over the past few months, the union and the league have reached an impasse over a salary cap that the NBA wants to introduce, a traditional sticking...
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