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3 Takeaways From NLRB Charge Over Cowboys Protest Policy

Law360, New York (October 11, 2017, 10:03 PM EDT) -- Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones drew a line in the sand this weekend by publicly pronouncing that he would bench any player who kneels during the national anthem, prompting a union in Texas to file a charge with the National Labor Relations Board claiming that Jones' edict illegally restricts players' rights under federal labor law.

Local 100, United Labor Unions, which represents workers in various industries in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, filed the unfair labor practice charge claiming the Cowboys and Jones are violating Section 8...
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