The Ontario Hockey League is one of three Canadian major junior leagues facing a $180-million class-action lawsuit, which argues players should be paid minimum wage. The 16-to 20-year-olds who make up the league are typically billeted with local families, covered for equipment, travel and expenses, and offered scholarships and, ultimately, a chance at major league play. The OHL argues they are amateur athletes and that many teams can't afford this expense. The Agenda explores one of hockey's most divisive issues.
Episode:
Fair Wages in Junior Hockey; A Game-Changing Hockey Deal
Aired:
Mar 11, 2019
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