NFL Retirees Seek To Halt Lockout Negotiations

Law360, New York (July 5, 2011, 7:00 PM EDT) -- A proposed class of retired NFL players on Monday asked a Minnesota federal court to stop negotiations in the league’s labor and antitrust dispute with current players, saying the negotiations will harm their pensions and benefits.

In an amended complaint, the retirees allege the current players have left them out of talks with the NFL that could compromise their health and disability plans by diverting to current players additional money the league promised to retirees.

The NFL locked its players out in March after collective bargaining...
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