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Research Handbook of Employment Relations in Sport

Research Handbook of Employment Relations in Sport

Research Handbooks in Business and Management series

Edited by Michael Barry, James Skinner and Terry Engelberg

Employment relations, much discussed in other industries, has often been neglected in professional sports despite its unique characteristics. The book aims to explore in detail the unique nature of the employment relationship in professional sports and the sport industry.

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Edited by Michael Barry, James Skinner and Terry Engelberg

Subjects: business and management, human resource management, economics and finance, sports

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6+5 rule (FIFA) 373, 376, 378–81, 385 ABA (American Basketball Association) 108 ABP (Athlete Biological Passport) 324, 327 ACP (African, Caribbean and Pacific) States 375 active rosters (MLB) 73–4, 76, 77, 80, 81 ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act, 1990) 274, 275, 277 ADEA (Age Discrimination in Employment Act, 1967) 278 AFL (Australian Football League) 256, 301, 324–5, 326, 327 age discrimination 278 agents and collective bargaining agreements 99, 106, 109, 112–13 and contract negotiations 50, 52, 55,63 definitions of 104–5 history of 105–6 and image rights 162 modern industry landscape 110–11 need for 99 regulation of 99–101 challenges for regulation/ regulators 117–20 and contracts 99, 105–11, 112–14, 117, 118–19, 154–5 emergence/growth of sports agent industry 104–11 federal regulation 115 and free agents 106–7, 108, 112 future research 120 league regulation 113–14 literature review 101–4 and misconduct 101–2, 107, 115 regulatory framework of sports agents 111–20 state regulation 114–15 and unions/unionization 99, 106–7, 109–10, 112–13, 118, 120 rise in numbers 99–100 role of 150–54 and secret profit 151–2, 153, 154 Akiyama, James 290 Akiyama, Leilani 290 Alavy, K. 359 Ali, Muhammad 288 American League Baseball Club of Chicago v Chase (1914) 89 Anelka, Nicolas 340 anti-discrimination legislation 6, 272, 274, 275, 277, 278, 280–81, 283, 285–6, 290–91 Anti-Doping Charter (Council of Europe) 318 anti-doping policy ambiguity of 316–18 and commercialisation...