MLS reaches agreement with referees to end month-long lockout

Officials will return to games this weekendSeven-year deal to run through the 2030 season

Major League Soccer referees will return to work this weekend after ratifying a new collective bargaining agreement that ends a month-long lockout, the league said on Tuesday.

The seven-year agreement between the Professional Referee Organization (PRO) and Professional Soccer Referees Association (PSRA) runs through 2030 and is the longest labor deal for match officials in MLS history, according to the league. PRSA is the labor union representing referees who work MLS matches. PRO, which was formed in a 2012 partnership between between MLS and US Soccer, manages MLS match officials.

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