The PBS Frontline Program
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Assignment 4 is based on your viewing of the PBS Frontline Program, League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis. This program can be viewed online at the following URL: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/league-of-denial/. This case ties-in with several topics related to the employee as a stakeholder within an organization. After watching the program, answer the following questions:
What are the ethical issues in this case?
Which of the workers’ rights discussed in Ch. 17 and/or Ch. 18 are central to the NFL Concussion Crisis? Explain.
What responsibility if any does the NFL have to former players suffering from brain trauma? Does the helmet manufacturer have any responsibilities to players?
Did the players’ lawsuit accusing the NFL of concealing the link between traumatic brain injury and professional football have any merit? In your opinion does the NFL’s settlement seem fair?