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09-16-2012, 03:09 PM
Pierre Dagenais
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Originally Posted by Agnostic View Post
Rest assured that the owners will not need to pay the players if they are not playing, this is a non-starter. If the labour code prevents an organization from locking out union members it most certainly has to permit a "lay-off" during times when there is no work to do. You cannot force a company to pay an employee if there is no reason to employ them.
What about the contract obligation? The players signed a contract valid for the 2012-13 season. If the lockout is deemed illegal, then wouldn't Molson have to pay the players their contracts?

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