NBA Sues To Block Players Union's Antitrust Shot

Law360, New York (August 2, 2011, 3:24 PM EDT) -- Amid a lockout over negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement, the National Basketball Association on Tuesday targeted the players' union and its members with an antitrust class action in New York and an unfair labor claim before federal regulators.

The league launched twin actions at the National Labor Relations Board and in the Southern District of New York in a bid to gain the upper hand over the National Basketball Players Association's threats to disband and launch an antitrust suit challenging the legality of the...
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