Sports Labor Conference
Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Sports in Society, this free, daylong event features: Donald Fehr, who has directed player unions in the National Hockey League and Major League Baseball for more than three decades; Richard Berthelsen, former general counsel of the NFL Players Association; Harold Henderson, former executive VP for labor relations for the NFL; and many more.
Breakfast, lunch, three panels and a keynote by Fehr. Free to attend, but registration is required. For a complete schedule and to register for the conference, visit the Sports in Society website.
Panel sessions will be conducted in Katz Bulilding. Fehr’s keynote — titled “How Labor Law Affected Sports and How Sports Affects Labor Relations” — at 3:30 p.m. Friday will be held in Boardrooms 1 and 2 of the Nittany Lion Inn.
The conference — co-sponsored by Penn State Law, the School of Labor & Employment Relations and the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism — also will honor Doug Allen (’73), who will be retiring as professor of practice and labor education coordinator. Before returning to his alma mater as a faculty member, Allen’s served as former deputy director of the NFL Players Association.