NFL shelves new national anthem policy - for now, at least - under agreement with players' union
4 monthes ago - By National Post
The NFL halted implementation of its new national anthem policy under an agreement with the NFL Players Association.
The sides announced the deal Thursday night. The agreement also keeps the grievance filed by the NFLPA over the anthem policy, ratified by the NFL owners at their May meeting in Atlanta, from moving forward, at least temporarily.
“Everything is on hold,” said one person familiar with the situation, confirming that both implementation of the anthem policy by the league and the union's grievance are included in that.
The league and union said in a joint written statement: “The...
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NFL and its players union working on anthem resolution
4 monthes ago - By ABC
The NFL and National Football League Players Association have agreed to halt enforcement of rules regarding the new national anthem policy while the two sides work on a resolution.
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The NFL Will Not Be Enforcing Its New Policy Against Kneeling During the National Anthem-For Now
4 monthes ago - By Fortune
The NFL will not be enforcing its anthem policy-in the short term, at least.
According to a joint statement from the NFL and NFL Players Association released Thursday, "no new rules relating to the anthem will be issued or enforced for the next several weeks" as the two sides continue to work on coming to an agreement.
The statement came just hours after the Associated Press reported that Miami Dolphins players who "protest on the field during the national anthem could be suspended for up to four games." The policy, which was issued this week, followed a new rule passed by the NFL in May...
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