Rice & Roses #1314 : Without the Players There Ain't No Game

In 1982 the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) went on strike for 57 days. President of the NFLPA, Gene Upshaw discusses the beginnings of the union, the NFLPA structure and procedures, and terms negotiated through collective bargaining. Other topics include: severance pay, injury protection, retirement, and drug and career counseling. Aired on May 2, 1983. Includes soundbites from Tom Condon, William H. Wynn, David Averbuck, and Robert Newhouse.

Languages: English


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