An agreement between employers and employees that regulates the terms and conditions of employees in their workplace, their duties and the duties of the employer.
A player's guaranteed earnings, protected from reductions or termination based on performance, injury or the salary cap.
Begins the second week of March for a 12-month span.
Future player bonuses or incentives that are charged against the salary cap in the current year. These are bonuses or incentives that are "conditional" in some way – that may or may not be earned based on a future event or result. In this case, the expectation is that the item WILL be earned because a similar item was earned by that player in a prior season.
Future player bonuses or incentives, not affecting the salary cap in the current year.
An agreement or rule that places a limit on the amount of money that a sports team can spend on their roster of players.