News From: MLB

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...

by Brian Young | on Dec 02, 2016

Labor Peace on the Diamond

The game must go on.  For the last 21 years, that has been the mantra of Major League Baseball in preventing labor strife.  Over the last two decades, everyone has recieved a piece of the...

by Guest Post | on Oct 21, 2016

MLB uniforms union made

The Major League Baseball playoffs are in full swing and the World Series is fast approaching. It is a special time of year for baseball fans, and it is even more special for hundreds of Workers...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 23, 2016

City should know their role

On March 23, the New York City Council passed a ban on using smokeless tobacco at ticketed sporting events.  The ban, which would affect both Yankee Stadium and Citi Field, was clearly directed...

by Brian Young | on Mar 07, 2016

Connecting with the MLBPA Rank & File

One of the many advantages of working union is that every member has a voice.  With the Major League Baseball Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) set to expire this December, negotiations are...

by Press and Media | on Mar 01, 2016

Union behind Aroldis

This article first appeared in Newsday, written by Erik Boland.TAMPA, Fla — Twice this month, Aroldis Chapman has emphatically declared his intent to appeal any suspension handed down by Major...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 17, 2016

MLBPA's weed and seed

Last week’s news the Jenrry Mejia would be the first player suspended for life over the use of performance enhancing drugs (PED) has made waves through the league.  Just a year ago, Mejia...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 07, 2015

MLBPA Raising the Wage

With one year left on Major League Baseball’s Collective Bargaining Agreement, talk heated up last week over what a future CBA could look like. At the annual General Manager’s...

by Adam Giladi | on Sep 19, 2015

Minor Leaguers vs. MLB Goliath

A federal judge has dismissed a recent class-action lawsuit brought by former minor league players against Major League Baseball, accusing the league of violating strict antitrust laws by paying them...

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