Spain - Basketball players come to an agreement - February 28, 2018

The Asociacion Baloncestistas Profesionales (ABP) basketball players’ union and representatives of the basketball club association (ACB) finally reached a deal on a new collective bargaining agreement. The agreement was reached just hours before the basketball players would begin their strike in the professional basketball league. ABP and ACB agreed on demands regarding a minimum wage increase and the social fund. The social fund, a fund that provides the financial basis for the services the ABP offers to its members, was an important matter in the negotiations as ACB league officials argued for a drastic reduction of the current amount contributed by the ACB.

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