Monday, February 8, 2016

Are there lessons for other businesses in the pro-football referee labor dispute?

READER POLL

Are there lessons for other businesses in the pro-football referee labor dispute?

Yes, the National Football League owners showed you have to put customers first
 
  120 (27.8%)
No, labor issues in the big-bucks NFL are in a league of their own
 
  124 (28.7%)
Yes, shows it's always better to talk than to lock out
 
  96 (22.2%)
No, union role in most industries on the decline
 
  92 (21.3%)
Total votes = 432
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Lessons for others in NFL referees' labor dispute


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