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CFL Players’ Association joins forces with Canadian Labour Congress

CFL Players’ Association joins forces with Canadian Labour Congress

Apr 18, 2024 | 10:16am
The CFL Players’ Association has joined the Canadian labour movement. The CFLPA and Canadian Labour Congress joined forces Thursday. The CLC is Canada’s largest labour organization, with a membership of more than three million workers and over 500,000 retirees across the country. The CFLPA represents roughly 650 professional football players. “This is one of the […]

CBA Official, after CFL Board of Governors Approve

May 31, 2022 | 10:27am

There were several starts and stops, but the new collective bargaining agreement between the CFL and its players has been approved by the leagues board of governors. The last one expired just before the start of training camp.  A new deal was negotiated, and accepted by the CFLPA’s bargaining team, who recomended players accept the […]

Mason Fine Ready for Pre Season Reps

May 30, 2022 | 3:17pm

Its been a while since the Roughriders have tumbled out of their locker room at Mosaic, and onto the sacred field while thousands of fans scream and shout. Its happening tomorrow.   (Riders Depth Chart for Pre Season game May 31st, 2022) Sure, its pre season, but its an important step on the road to […]

Ready For Kick-Off: CFL Players Ratify Deal

May 26, 2022 | 8:20pm

It was a bit of a nail biter, but it looks like the CFL Players Association has voted in favour accepting the latest offer from the Canadian Football League. As reported on the 620CKRM’s  “Sports Cage” with Michael Ball, the Saskatchewan Roughriders were the last team to start casting ballots this (Thursday) afternoon, as the […]

CFL and CFLPA Reach Deal……Again

May 26, 2022 | 2:22pm

Second verse, same as the first. There are reports the CFL and the CFLPA have reached a tentative contract agreement. According to CFL Insider John Hodge, there is a 1.25 million dollars signing bonus on the table for the players, a major sticking point that was a factor in the last deal being voted down […]

Riders Cancel Practice; Deadline for CBA Looms

May 26, 2022 | 8:15am

When the Saskatchewan Roughriders sent out the daily itinerary for Riders Training camp, it said today (Thursday) would be a practice day, with a chance for the media to talk to the players and coaches afterwards. This morning, a different breakdown of the day ahead.  The news release simply said today would be a “recovery […]

Riders Lauther Confident a Deal Will Get Done

May 24, 2022 | 1:01pm

–Story By Michael Ball at Roughrider Training Camp–   The CFL is proposing a new collective bargaining agreement to the CFL Players’ Association. Rider’s player rep kicker Brett Lauther says today’s (Tuesday) practice was a sign of good faith on the player’s behalf. “Missing more time and games isn’t good for anybody in this league […]

Players at Practice, Despite No CBA

May 24, 2022 | 8:00am

The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced its practice for training camp in Saskatoon will be going ahead today. That news comes just hours after the players voted to reject the contract offer from the CFL, that ended a short strike at the start of training camp. Reports are the players were not happy there wasn’t a signing […]

Report: CFL Players Reject CBA

May 23, 2022 | 7:12pm

Players in the Canadian Football League have just been settling in at training camps across the country, after a strike delayed its start.  Teams have been trying to play catch up, players are having to learn new schemes or positions. Now, there is a potential problem. According to TSN’s football insider Dave Naylor, the players […]

CFL and Players Cut a Deal

May 18, 2022 | 7:59pm

The second strike in the long history of the Canadian Football League has been a short one. Just like the first one 48 years ago, the two sides have been able to work out a deal before the season starts. The Canadian Football League has confirmed earlier reports, that it has reached a tentative agreement […]