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The NFL Players on Offense: The NFLPA dissolves and takes the owners to court over lockout

By Brendan Fitzgerald and Miriam Rosen

After weeks of mediation failed to produce a new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) has dissolved as a union.   Now playing offense, the NFL players are now taking their labor battle with the NFL to court.

On Friday, March 11, 2011, the NFLPA filed paperwork to dissolve as a union. Running the “dissolution” play frees the players to challenge the lockout in court.

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