Piat: ‘In France, social dialogue has finished’
Philippe Piat, president of the French footballers’ association UNFP and vice-president of FIFPro, speaks in French daily Le Monde about the situation of Peguy Luyindula, a player who is persona non grata at his club Paris Saint-Germain.
Czech Court states: ‘Sportsmen are workers’
For the first time it has been decided by the Highest Administrative Court of the Czech Republic that the contract between a sportsman and his club might be a labour contract. The Court advised a change in Czech labour law.
FIFPro and Swiss union: ‘FIFA threats unacceptable’
FIFPro and the Swiss Association of Football Players (SAFP) regard FIFA’s threat to suspend the Swiss Football Association (SFV) as unacceptable and absolutely disproportionate.
Slovenian players refuse to give image rights to FA
The professional footballers from Slovenia unanimously declared that they will not allow the Slovenian football association NZS to make use of their image rights until the FA agrees on a social dialogue.
Irish footballers in Oslo: a chance to stay in the game
The Irish Daily Mail covered last Friday’s FIFPro Winter Tournament and reported about the team of the Irish professional footballers’ association PFAI. 'This team would be competing for the Irish Premier Division title.'
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