MLS and the MLS Players Association have agreed to a new five-year collective bargaining agreement as time ticked down on their existing deal. The key points include increased player salary spending, expanding free agency and more charter travel, all of which were priorities for the players. With the MLS reaching an agreement weeks before the start of the regular season on February 29, SI’s Luis Miguel Echegaray reacts to the new deal.
MLS And Players Union Extend Deadline On Collective Bargaining Agreement Negotiations
The current MLS collective bargaining agreement was extended by a week on Thursday as MLS and its players union try to hammer out a new deal. The extension now gives the sides until February 7th to come to an agreement. With the 2020 season set to kick off on February 29th, the ...read more