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by Press and Media | on Jun 24, 2020

Deal Reached to Start 2020 MLB Season

After tough negotiations between the players and the owners both sides have reached a deal that provides the full salaries for the players, but the limited games that the owners requested.

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 17, 2020

UCOMM: Side with the Players

"Tell us when, tell us where" that seems to be the message from players all across the league. Whether they are the minority, those making tens of millions a year, or the majority of...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 27, 2020

Season in Jeopardy as MLBPA Rejects 80% Salary Cut

With states now reopening, fans are wondering when sports will return. While the NBA and NHL are in talks to finish their season, possibly in a neutral location like Disney or Las Vegas, Major League...

by Press and Media | on Apr 23, 2020

MLBPA Balks at Salary Reduction

If the MLB season is played in empty  stadiums, owners are saying they will have to renegotiate salaries. The only problem is the Players Union says they already have a deal in place. Find out...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 17, 2020

Podcast: Scandals at MLB & UAW, change in Colorado, West VA.

MLB is coming down hard on managers involved in a sign-stealing scheme. LaGrange argues with Will C about whether this is the progression of the game or just a repeat of the Black Sox scandal. West...

by Press and Media | on Jun 19, 2019

Ump's Union Tweet Upsets MLB Bosses

The one game suspension of Padres star Manny Machado has infuriated the MLB Umpires Association, the union representing MLB Umpires. Find out why below from the AP.

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 19, 2019

Let the Kids Play

With the Major League Baseball season off to a strong start and little league fields full of kids from all walks of life, Major League Baseball has released a colorful new ad...

by Press and Media | on Oct 24, 2018

LA Dodgers Cross Picket Line in Boston

The Dodgers may have moved from New York to LA, but they seem to be following in the Yankees footsteps by crossing a picket line in Boston. Read more about it from SB Nation.

by Labor 411 | on Apr 19, 2017

MLB uniforms to stay in PA

As the World Baseball Classic demonstrated, Major League Baseball may continue to branch out internationally and reach markets all over the globe, but the jerseys are all-American.  Whether...

by Guest Post | on Dec 12, 2016

Before the Players Union

Before baseball players had a Players Union, salaries were low and most players needed second and third jobs to pay the bills. Thanks to the union, the players were able to sign a collective...