NewsJan 07, 2020

MLSPA Celebrates Progress & Outlines Future Goals

In 2003 MLS players organized a union to represent their interests and begin to reclaim the rights that were stripped from them in the creation of Major League Soccer. In the ensuing years, the players, through their PA, have raised compensation levels across the roster to more accurately reflect players’ role in the league’s success, introduced free agency faster than any other major North American sport, and achieved numerous benefits to support them on and off the field. The primary driver behind all this progress was, and remains, collective bargaining.

Learn more about the collective bargaining process, the progress of the last 15 years and the changes players are continuing to work toward: