News From: MLBPA

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 17, 2020

A-Rod: Stupidly Supports a Salary Cap

While negotiations over starting the 2020 baseball season were tense at best, the MLB Players Association is preparing for a new contract battle as their collective bargaining agreement (CBA) expires...

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 Jun 12, 2020

Podcast: Heroes Act Can Unite the Nation

Vinny Alvarez, the President of the New York Central Labor Council, calls in to talk about the Heroes Act and how it can unite the nation. The AFL-CIO decides not to kick out police unions from...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 29, 2020

Podcast: Frontline Minneapolis: An Activist Report

Loretta VanPelt, a teacher in Minneapolis, reports in from the protests in her city over the police killing of George Floyd. She lets us know about the lack of accountability from the Mayor, the...

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 Press and Media | on Dec 11, 2019

Marvin Miller: MLB Hall of Famer

After decades of fighting, Marvin Miller the first Executive Director of the MLB Players Association has finally been inducted into the Hall of Fame, where his plaque is likely to sit next to Yankee...

by Press and Media | on Nov 08, 2019

Players are Pissed at Pittsburgh

Should you be taxed more because of the job you do? Professional athletes don't think so and their union's suing Pittsburgh over one of these so-called "Jock Taxes." Find out more...

by Press and Media | on Feb 22, 2019

MLBPA Calls on New Era to Keep Union Plant Open

The MLBPA is stepping up to protect union jobs at the New Era Cap factory outside of Buffalo NY. Read more below from The Buffalo News.

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