MEDIA RELEASE – 2018 Annual General Meeting

February 21, 2018

CFLPA Announces 2018 Annual General Meeting

Toronto – The Canadian Football League Players’ Association (CFLPA) announced details for its Annual General Meeting to be hosted at Niagara Fallsview Resort in Niagara Falls, Ontario from March 1 – 3.

Brian Ramsay, Executive Director, CFL Players’ Association commented, “The Annual General Meeting is foundational to the work we do for our membership every year.” Ramsay continued, “This year is particularly important for our membership as we continue meaningful discussions and planning related to the collective bargaining process.”

Media availability on March 2:

12:30 p.m. ET (approx.) – In-person availability (Location TBD) with Brian Ramsay and the CFLPA President.

5 p.m. ET (approx.) – For media not in attendance, Brian Ramsay will be made available via conference call. Details to be provided.

Summary of key meetings and discussions at this year’s AGM:

Thursday, March 1

  • Executive Meetings
  • 2017 President’s Report
  • Executive Director’s Report
  • Election – 2018 Executive Team

Friday, March 2

  • Medical and Pension Review
  • Arbitration & Grievance Review
  • Bargaining Review
  • Media Availability & Conference Call

Saturday, March 3

  • Collective Bargaining Review
  • Closing

For more information:  Jason Langvee, CFLPA Office, 1-800-616-6865

About the CFLPA
The Canadian Football League Players’ Association (CFLPA) is the union for professional football players in the Canadian Football League (CFL). Since 1965, the Association has worked to establish fair and reasonable working conditions while protecting the rights of all CFL players. In addition to negotiating and enforcing the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), the CFLPA provides a variety of member services, builds corporate and community partnerships and works diligently for the betterment of its membership. The current CBA will be in place through 2019.

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