Owner-Player meeting only, no Bettman or Fehr (UPD: 12/4 in NYC)
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11-29-2012, 08:45 PM
Join Date: Mar 2002
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Someone said before, this might be a pre-emptive strike by Bettman against the decertification/disclaimer of interest. Reason being, if they aren't willing to negotiate without Fehr in the room, how can they be taken seriously when they want to decertify and aren't having Fehr negotiate for them then?
Excellent point, never thought about that. I assume they would simply argue that if there is no union, collective bargaining is unnecessary and their unwillingness/inability shouldn't be considered.
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