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The two most recent collective bargaining agreements between the NFL and the NFLPA have been both a blessing and a curse for young quarterbacks.



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Beyond the fact that rookie passers no longer immediately become the highest-paid players in the league if they are drafted early, there have been huge repercussions for young signal-callers as a result of the structured salary arrangement.

On the positive side of the ledger, since younger quarterbacks are now cost-effective, relatively speaking, teams are now anxious to get them on the field and maximize the relative value they offer at the position. The old school mentality of a rookie quarterback holding a clipboard and “learning by watching” is out the window. They play as early as possible, learning by doing instead, and teams use dollars that were previously allocated to the rookie quarterback’s salary elsewhere.

That has also spurred offensive innovation.

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Defining ‘Contractor’ Status Would Provide Some Relief for Workers

A new rule proposed by the Department of Labor could bring partial relief to businesses struggling to stay afloat amid the COVID-19 pandemic’s economic fallout. It could also help millions of workers who are straining to maintain their livelihoods or attempting to find new ones.

For the first time in more than 80 years since the enactment of the Fair Labor Standards Act, a new proposed rule seeks to provide clarity on the definition of an “independent contractor” for general industry.

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This is important because it can be difficult for businesses to differentiate between employers and contractors, and extremely costly if they make the wrong

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