NLRB regional office forwards report to DC

The National Labor Relations Board’s regional office has

forwarded its investigation of a complaint levied by NFL owners

against the players to a national board in Washington for


A spokeswoman for the NLRB says it’s ”a very incremental move”

and does not necessarily indicate the board is close to a finding

in the case.

NFL owners filed an unfair labor charge against the players’

union in February, arguing that the union was not negotiating a new

collective bargaining agreement in good faith.

On Monday, the NLRB confirmed the case has been sent from the

regional office in New York to the board’s national Division of

Advice. Spokeswoman Nancy Cleeland says it ”doesn’t mean a

decision is around the corner.”