The purpose of this assignment is to explore and analyze collective bargaining agreements for three professional sport organizations or leagues.
Conduct an Internet search to find the collective bargaining agreements for three different professional sport organizations or leagues. Collective bargaining agreements are often available on the union or league website. After reviewing three agreements, address the following in a 750-1,000 words:
- Compare and contrast the various provisions across leagues, such as those relating to drug testing, salary arbitration, grievance arbitration, salary caps, drafts, pensions, and other benefits.
- Discover and discuss whether there are provisions that are unique to each league.
- Examine the various provisions and assess whether the provisions relate to mandatory or permissive subjects for bargaining.
- Finally, identify and describe what factors make labor relations and collective bargaining in professional sports unique, as opposed to in other industries.