MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A group of retired football players has sent the NFL a letter asking to be a part of the collective bargaining negotiations.
The letter was sent Thursday and a copy of it was provided to The Associated Press by Michael Hausfeld, an attorney for the retired players.READ MORE: How Minnesota Schools Are Spending COVID Relief Money
In it, the players refer to a letter they received from Panthers owner Jerry Richardson and Packers CEO Mark Murphy that said improving benefits and retirement plans were a “top priority.”READ MORE: Girl Gifts Comforting 'Prairie Bears' To All Patients At Youth Psychiatric Hospital
The retired players say the disbanded players’ union does not have the right to negotiate for them.
Retired players filed a complaint on July 4 alleging that the NFL and NFLPA “have conspired” to set low retiree benefit and pension payments.MORE NEWS: Good Question: How Do They Make It Snow Inside U.S. Bank Stadium?
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