CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie says he has taken a 20 per cent pay reduce as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
Ambrosie got here beneath heavy fireplace earlier this week for unilaterally imposing a 20 per cent discount to the soccer operations cap of all 9 CFL groups.
However in a press release Thursday, Ambrosie divulged that he and each member of the CFL’s government workforce took a 20 per cent pay reduce in April.
Ambrosie has additionally been criticized by the CFL Gamers’ Affiliation for not holding gamers concerned within the strategy of figuring out the main points of a possible abbreviated 2020 season.
Ambrosie has said the ’20 marketing campaign will not begin till September, on the earliest, however the chance additionally exists for a cancelled season.
Within the assertion, Ambrosie mentioned the CFL and CFLPA have written the Canadian authorities to alter the factors for its wage subsidy program so gamers are absolutely eligible.
Ambrosie added the league is trying ahead to working with the gamers to successfully cope with the pandemic, each this 12 months and past.