MLS Players to Continue Working—For Now

The Major League Soccer Players Union issued a statement this evening concerning its ongoing labor negotiations with league, saying the current collective bargaining agreement will expire at midnight tonight, but that there will be no strike … yet. Click here for the complete statement.

Major League Soccer responded, saying the Union would not agree to a further extension of the current CBA, but that the league would not lock out the players. Here is that statement

Apparently, there will be further negotiations, though no sessions have been set yet. The league will go forward, and further into limbo, with the season’s opening day four weeks away.


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