Eagles Lineman Says Suspension Violates Federal Labor Law

Law360, New York (November 29, 2016, 8:48 PM EST) -- Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson has filed complaints with the National Labor Relations Board and the U.S. Department of Labor challenging his 10-game suspension as a violation of federal labor laws and his union contract.

Johnson, who was kept from the field last month after he tested positive for a banned substance for the second time, was denied due process when he was suspended, flouting his contracts, he said in two NLRB complaints, dated Nov. 10 but first reported Nov. 22.

He filed two separate cases with the National Labor Relations Board against the union, the National Football League Players...

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