George Atallah is the assistant executive director of external affairs for the N.F.L. Players Association, which means that he and his boss, DeMaurice Smith, are the top representatives for perhaps the most prominent labor union in history: NFL players.
Last week, we solicited your questions for George Atallah, the assistant executive director of external affairs for the N.F.L. Players Association. You responded with typical vigor, and Atallah took the bait, answering the vast majority of your questions.
We recently solicited your questions for George Atallah, the assistant executive director of external affairs for the N.F.L. Players Association. Atallah responded in a fashion that I believe is unique among all previous participants in our reader-generated Q&A's: he answered every question you asked.
The NFL Players Association is using the NFL's own decisions against them to fight Tom Brady's four-game suspension. In taking the NFL to court to have Brady's suspension overturned, the NFLPA is basically arguing that the NFL's past rulings in cases don't make any sense.
Stephen Colber had the Jets' coach on for an interview. He referred to the labor dispute as a "strike" and not a lockout.I noticed that the mainstream media frequently makes a similar gaffe, calling it a strike and not a lockout.It's an important distinction. Who is the aggressor? In a strike, the players are the aggressors, demanding concessions from owners. In a lockout, the owners are the aggressors, demanding concessions from workers.
This story was amusing.Let me start by stating the obvious: In the world in which I live, if I’m driving down the street and I see some red, flashing lights in my rearview mirror, I pull over to the side of the road.