News From: MLBPA

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 Kate Hogan | on Jun 29, 2016

Why Union Awards matter most

Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane won the 2015-16 Ted Lindsay Award as the NHL’s most outstanding player on Wednesday, June 23. The Ted Lindsay Award is the ultimate honor for a hockey...

by Brian Young | on Apr 22, 2016

Zika and a botchy sandlot

Player safety is coming front and center this week for Major League Baseball players.  At issue are safety concerns around an upcoming trip between the Miami Marlins and the Pittsburgh Pirates...

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 Oct 09, 2015

The Dark Knight Comes Back

The Major League Baseball Players’ Association has announced their nominations for the 2016 Comeback Player of the Year awards. Good news for all New York baseball fans: both the Yankees...

by Brian Young | on Jul 31, 2015

Flood v. Kuhn changed the world

This year, marks the 45th anniversary of a player willingly putting their career on the line to help their fellow players have a better quality of life.   While these union members can...

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