By Jeffrey S. Kravitz, Esquire The NHL just announced that all games are cancelled until the New Year. Like marriages, labor quarrels are very tough to analyze from the outside. What I do know is that hockey fans always poll up there with NASCAR fans as the most committed to their sport. What I also know is… Continue Reading
As reported in our blog, small businesses have suffered mightily due to the NHL strike. The Sports Business Journal now reports that the Small Business Administration is now offering counseling to those businesses hurt by the NHL strike.
By Jeffrey S. Kravitz As featured in the Toronto Globe and Mail a Canadian company that sells 95% hockey chatchkes is suffering mightily by virtue of the hockey lockout. Does the NHL owe that person anything…no, because it is a commercial relationship and not a fiduciary one. What is a fiduciary? It is a person or… Continue Reading
As featured in BusinessWeek.com on December 30, 2010, the question looming over the NFL playoffs is the possibility of a strike next season. The players’ union has estimated the cost of such a strike at $160 million and has written the nation’s governors and mayors regarding this potential loss. What goes unstated is whether either… Continue Reading
In "NFLPA Files Complaint Against NFL Over Television Deals", SI.com deals with the issue of the NFL players vs owners in the event of a lockout or strike. Seems the owners have more protection than the players and players are crying foul. A longtime agreement requires the owners to try to maximize revenue to the… Continue Reading