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US: NHL season finally a go, avoiding threat of antitrust cases

 |  January 14, 2013

The National Hockey League has finally resolved with the National Hockey League Players’ Association to go ahead with a season after a long dispute over “tension” between antitrust and labor laws. Previous reports said that the NHL was looking to dissolve the union in order to more easily pursue antitrust cases after a disclaimer of interest was penned that disallowed players’ collective bargaining rights with the League. Previous speculation was that players would pursue cases pertaining to the lockout, arguing that it “illegally restrains trade.” But early Sunday the two parties came to an agreement to go ahead with the season.

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