Berthelsen commits to see through new CBA with league
One day after meeting with NFLPA president Kevin Mawae, interim executive director Richard Berthelsen said he is committed to leading or assisting the union through the duration of the pending negotiation for a collective bargaining agreement with NFL owners.
"Whether it's in a [leadership] role or in any other capacity, I have made it clear to our group that I intend to stay for the duration of the CBA talks," said Berthelsen, who was named the interim director after ...
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Gene Upshaw (1945-2008)
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