Collective Bargaining Photos on Townhall

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    Posted: 6/30/2011 12:16:40 PM EST
    National Basketball Players Association union president Derek Fisher, of the Los Angles Lakers, listens as NBPA executive director Billy Hunter, right, speaks during a news conference, Thursday, June 23, 2011, with NBA players standing behind them in New York. The NBA's collective bargaining agreement expires June 30 and the sides remain far apart. Fisher said players won't accept a bad deal to avoid a work stoppage. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
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    Posted: 6/30/2011 12:16:36 PM EST
    National Basketball Players Association union president Derek Fisher, of the Los Angles Lakers, holds a news conference, Thursday, June 23, 2011, with NBA players standing behind him, in New York. The NBA's collective bargaining agreement expires June 30. Fisher said players won't accept a bad deal to avoid a work stoppage. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
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    Posted: 6/29/2011 12:26:06 PM EST
    NBA Commissioner David Stern listens to a reporters question after the conclusion of the NBA owners meeting in Dallas, Tuesday, June 28, 2011. The owners met two days before the the collective bargaining agreement with players expires. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
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    Posted: 6/27/2011 3:37:18 PM EST
    Billy Hunter, executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, holds a press briefing following a meeting between team owners and the NBA player's union on Tuesday, June 21, 2011. The league's collective bargaining agreement will expire at the end of the month and owners are expected to lock out the players without a new contract. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
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    Posted: 6/23/2011 6:56:10 PM EST
    National Basketball Players Association union president Derek Fisher, of the Los Angeles Lakers, center at the podium, and NBPA executive director Billy Hunter, right of Fisher, prepare a news conference, Thursday, June 23, 2011, as NBA All-Stars players stand behind them in New York. The NBA's collective bargaining agreement expires June 30. Fisher said players won't accept a bad deal to avoid a work stoppage. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
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    Posted: 6/23/2011 6:56:10 PM EST
    Boston Celtics' Kevin Garnett, left, speaks during a news conference for the National Basketball Players Association, Thursday, June 23, 2011, in New York. The NBA's collective bargaining agreement expires June 30, and the sides remain far apart of negotiations with owners. Garnett said owners want "control." (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
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    Posted: 6/23/2011 6:56:10 PM EST
    National Basketball Players Association union president Derek Fisher, of the Los Angles Lakers, speaks during a news conference, Thursday, June 23, 2011 in New York. The NBA's collective bargaining agreement expires June 30. Fisher said players won't accept a bad deal to avoid a work stoppage. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
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    Posted: 6/23/2011 6:56:10 PM EST
    Boston Celtics' Kevin Garnett speaks during a news conference for the National Basketball Players Association, Thursday, June 23, 2011, in New York. The NBA's collective bargaining agreement will expires June 30 and the sides remain far apart headed into another session Friday. Garnett said owners want "control." (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
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    Posted: 6/23/2011 6:56:10 PM EST
    National Basketball Players Association union president Derek Fisher, of the Los Angles Lakers, speaks during a news conference, Thursday, June 23, 2011, with NBA players standing behind him in New York. The NBA's collective bargaining agreement expires June 30. Fisher said players won't accept a bad deal to avoid a work stoppage. NBPA executive director Billy Hunter is at right of Fisher. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
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    Posted: 6/23/2011 3:35:52 AM EST
    NBA Commissioner David Stern, left, gestures as he sits next to Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver, following a meeting between team owners and the NBA players' union on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, in New York. Both sides made new proposals in a 3 1/2-hour meeting on what Stern said was an important day in the league's labor talks. The collective bargaining agreement expires June 30. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
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    Posted: 6/22/2011 1:51:57 PM EST
    Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots, right, talks with Jerry Richardson, owner of the Carolina Panthers, as they arrive for meetings in Rosemont, Ill., Tuesday, June 21, 2011. Owners gathered to discuss the status of negotiations with the players for a new collective bargaining agreement. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Posted: 6/22/2011 1:51:56 PM EST
    Jim Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts, talks to reporters as he arrives for meetings in Rosemont, Ill., Tuesday, June 21, 2011. NFL owners gathered to discuss the status of negotiations with the players for a new collective bargaining agreement. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Posted: 6/20/2011 9:25:52 PM EST
    Revolutionary War re-enactors and others cross the Delaware River Monday, June, 20, 2011, in Trenton, N.J., as they march to the Statehouse during a protest over plans by Gov. Chris Christie to reduce benefits and limit collective bargaining over health care for public workers. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
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    Posted: 6/20/2011 9:25:52 PM EST
    A large gathering of public employee union members and supporters protest Monday, June, 20, 2011, in Trenton, N.J., outside the Statehouse over plans by Gov. Chris Christie to reduce benefits and limit collective bargaining over health care for public workers. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
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    Posted: 6/20/2011 9:25:51 PM EST
    New Jersey State police turn back a large gathering of public employee union members and supporters Monday, June, 20, 2011, in Trenton, N.J., at the door of the Statehouse annex during a protest over plans by Gov. Chris Christie to reduce benefits and limit collective bargaining over health care for public workers. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
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    Posted: 6/20/2011 9:25:51 PM EST
    A large gathering of public employee union members and supporters protest Monday, June, 20, 2011, in Trenton, N.J., outside the Statehouse over plans by Gov. Chris Christie to reduce benefits and limit collective bargaining over health care for public workers. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
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    Posted: 6/20/2011 9:25:51 PM EST
    Revolutionary War re-enactors and others cross the Delaware River Monday, June, 20, 2011, in Trenton, N.J., as they march to the Statehouse during a protest over plans by Gov. Chris Christie to reduce benefits and limit collective bargaining over health care for public workers. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
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    Posted: 6/19/2011 2:35:53 PM EST
    New York Knicks' Roger Mason speaks with reporters as he leaves a midtown Manhattan hotel, Friday, June 17, 2011 in New York. NBA owners and players met in New York as they try to negotiate a new collective bargaining agreement before the current deal expires June 30. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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    Posted: 6/19/2011 2:35:52 PM EST
    Washington Wizards' Maurice Evans is surrounded by reporters as he leaves a midtown Manhattan hotel, Friday, June 17, 2011 in New York. NBA owners and players met in New York as they try to negotiate a new collective bargaining agreement before the current deal expires June 30. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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    Posted: 6/19/2011 2:35:51 PM EST
    Los Angeles Lakers' Theo Ratliff leaves a midtown Manhattan hotel, Friday, June 17, 2011 in New York. NBA owners and players met in New York as they try to negotiate a new collective bargaining agreement before the current deal expires June 30. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)