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Anti trust powerpoint

  1. 1. Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining in Sports<br />Chris Gulotta<br />Slidecast #1<br />
  2. 2. Trusts and Antitrust<br />Trusts<br />Monopolies<br />Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890<br />Antitrust<br />Outlaw or restrict Monopolies and restrictions on Free Trade<br />
  3. 3. Antitrust and Labor Relation Acts <br />Clayton Act of 1914<br />National Labor Relations Act <br />Taft –Hartley Act of 1947<br />Unions in Sports<br />
  4. 4. Antitrust’s Impact<br />“Trust Busting”<br />Standard Oil, AT&T, Microsoft, and Intel<br />Important in maintaining Commerce and competition. <br />
  5. 5. The “Business of Baseball”<br />Baseball is unique under Antitrust protection<br />Federal Baseball Club v. National League 259 U.S. 200 (1922)<br />
  6. 6. Collective Bargaining Agreements<br />CBA’s have come out of Unions and Antitrust works<br />Final agreement/contract of negotiations between management and union<br />Outlines the rights of both sides<br />
  7. 7. CBA’s Role in Sports<br />CBA’s importance in sports<br />Outline what each side gets<br />Without the CBA, there are no guidelines for league setup<br />When CBA deal runs out, unless new one is reached, Lockouts and work stoppages occur<br />
  8. 8. Strikes and Lockouts<br />When CBA negotiations reach a stand still or are not going anywhere:<br />Players can go on strike or,<br />Owners can lock out the players<br />Impact all aspects of the game and league as well as all parties involved.<br />In sports, strikes are unique B<br /> because the workers cant<br /> be replaced.<br />
  9. 9. MLB Strike of 1994<br />Most heralded strike<br />Players strike: August 12<br />Owners cancel remainder of Season: Sept. 14<br />Lasting impacts<br />Revenue<br />Attendance<br />Fan Support<br />
  10. 10. Impact on Sports today<br />Sports today heavily impacted by strikes<br />MLB being upstaged by NFL<br />NBA drop<br />Change how Hockey is played<br />Potential Strikes <br />
  11. 11. References<br />Sharp, L, Moorman, A, Claussen, C. (2010). Sports law: a managerial approach. Scottsdale: Holcomb Hathaway.<br />Associated Press. (2004, August). 1994 strike was a low point for baseball. Retrieved March 6, 2011, from http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=1856626<br />Masteralexis, L., Barr, C., Hums, M. (2009). Principles and practice of sport management. Sudbury: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.<br />Realclearsports. (2011, February). Top 10 sports work stoppages. Retrieved March 7, 2011, from http://www.realclearsports.com/lists/work_stoppages_in_sports<br />Shapiro, W. (1994, August). Bummer of ’94. Retrieved March 7, 2011 from, http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,981283-1,00.html<br />Hinkle, R. (2003). Major League Baseball v. Butterworth opinion. Retrieved March 6, 2011, from Lexis Nexis Database. <br />Enotes.com. (2006). Sherman antitrust act of 1890. Retrieved March 7, 2011, from http://www.enotes.com/business-finance-encyclopedia/sherman-antitrust-act<br />Act of July 2, 1890(Sherman Anti-Trust Act), July 2, 1890; Enrolled Acts and Resolutions of Congress, 1789-1992; General Records of the United States Government; Record Group 11; National Archives.<br />Luker, R. (2011, January). Economic uncertainty likely to intensify impact of work stoppage. Sports Business Daily. Retrieved March, 6, 2011, from, www.sportsbusinessdaily.com<br />

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