The 73-year-old Jean-Bart was found guilty by FIFA of having abused his position and having sexually harassed and abused various female players, including minors, the independent Ethics Committee of world football's governing body ruled.
FIFPRO said it was "disappointed and concerned" about the lack of consultation, adding that players had complained about the risks of travelling and about quarantine periods that will interfere with family life, games and training.
Coronavirus failings could set back Asian football, warns FIFPro general secretary Jonas Baer-Hoffmann
Talent pools will dwindle and foreign imports will dry up if players continue to face pay cuts and instability, FIFPro general secretary Jonas Baer-Hoffmann told AFP.
The 'Red Button' whistleblower app ensures anonymity to protect players who otherwise may fear consequences to their career or personal safety, FIFPro said in a statement.
Footballers have lived up to their social responsibilities during COVID-19 pandemic, says FIFPRO report
FIFPRO has noted that professional football players and athletes across sports have developed incredible initiatives around the world to help their communities, their clubs and teams and often their teammates
'I am with all of you': Nemanja Matic sends message of support for football players on hunger strike in Serbia
The strike involves around 25 players, according to Serbian media, from the club FC Borac, which was disbanded owing unpaid wages before its owners bought another local club and renamed it FC Borac 1926.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Footballers struggling with increased levels of anxiety and depression, says player union FIFPro
As clubs focus on keeping players fit during national lockdowns and faced with cost-cutting needs, FIFPRO is urging them not to neglect providing mental health provisions.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Progress made in women's football at risk due to COVID-19 pandemic, says FIFPro
FIFPRO said in a report published Thursday that the women’s game could face an existential threat and many players could lose their livelihoods in the aftermath of the pandemic
International players' union FIFPRO calls for support for women's football in wake of COVID-19 pandemic
The international players' union FIFPRO is calling for continued financial support of women's football worldwide in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Footballers at increased risk of mental health problems due to suspension in play, says FIFPro
Not surprisingly, they are prone to mental health problems and the global players’ union FIFPRO says the uncertainty caused by the novel coronavirus crisis will make that worse, with women especially vulnerable
Football players' union FIFPRO says completion of current season must be priority when sport resumes
FIFPRO General Secretary Jonas Baer-Hoffmann said failing to complete the current season was not an option at the moment.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Players in Belarus 'concerned' after being told to play on during pandemic, says football union FIFPro
FIFPro general secretary Jonas Baer-Hoffmann says it’s not comprehendible that the Belarus league is still playing after kicking off this month. It’s the only top-tier European league in action
Coronavirus Outbreak: World football players’ union FIFPRO shows concern over wage cuts and lay offs
Football has been brought to a standstill by the coronavirus crisis with domestic leagues suspended and international competitions such as Euro 2020 and the Copa America postponed.
European football's paralysis results in 'very complicated situation' with regard to player contracts
The multi-billion dollar football industry is unsure when it will restart. It likely faces more uncertainty even when it does.
Coronavirus pandemic: Football could see mass layoffs due to economic crisis caused by virus outbreak, warns FIFPRO
Professional football has been wiped off the map for weeks, maybe months, after all the major leagues, cups and international competitions were suspended, culminating in the postponement of Euro 2020 and Copa America on Tuesday.
The global footballers’ union FIFPRO will support players who ask for training sessions, matches or competitions to be postponed over the coronavirus outbreak
FIFPRO has in the past offered support in individual cases where players have walked off the pitch. This is the first time it has backed such action on a general basis
The funding covers the period up to 2022, and FIFA also wants to set up a monitoring committee with global players’ union FIFPro, which assesses the needs of players
Platini’s ban was reduced to four years on appeal by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) and Blatter’s to six by a FIFA Appeal committee
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Football union FIFPro pledges support to players who break IOC ban on political protests
Describing the ban as hypocritical, FIFPro secretary general Jonas Baer-Hoffmann said that football players had played a key role in raising issues such as racism and gender equality and it would be unacceptable to sanction them