MLS deadline for labor agreement pushed back to Wednesday

On a day with reports that MLS players skipped voluntary workouts with the threat of a lockout hanging over them, MLS pushed back from Tuesday to Wednesday the deadline for an answer from MLS Players Association on the terms of an agreement to move forward with the 2020 season and revise the collective bargaining agreement the league and players tentatively agreed upon in February before the coronavirus pandemic hit.

ESPN's Herculez Gomez was the first to report the news.

On Sunday, Gomez reported that MLS gave the MLSPA until Tuesday to accept the terms of its offer. It came after the players released the general terms of their own proposal that included concessions in terms of salaries and bonuses.

Minnesota United midfielder Ethan Finlay, a member of the MLSPA's executive board, confirmed the threat of a lockout.

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