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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE POLICY AGREEMENT FOR MLB, MLBPA

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE POLICY AGREEMENT FOR MLB, MLBPA

MLB and the Players Association announced today that they haveĀ agreed to a policy on domestic violence that puts baseball at the forefront of this troubling issue. As has been the case with more than 20 years of labor negotiations, MLB has gotten out in front of a potentially troubling issue, working in the background before […]

MLBPA EXEC DIR MICHAEL MICHAEL WEINER: 1961-2013

MLBPA EXEC DIR MICHAEL MICHAEL WEINER: 1961-2013

Michael Weiner, the extremely popular and universally respected head of the Major League Baseball Players Association, passed away on Thursday after a battle with brain cancer. Weiner’s health had declined in recent years, though it didn’t stop him from working a full schedule during the 2013 season. Weiner was 51. Weiner took over from Donald […]

EX-MLBPA HEAD MILLER DEAD AT 95

EX-MLBPA HEAD MILLER DEAD AT 95

Marvin Miller, the labor economist who spent 17 years as head of the MLBPA, died on Tuesday at the age of 95. Miller was first elected as executive director of the MLBPA in 1966 and negotiated the first collective bargaining agreement with the owners in 1968. The earning power of the players quickly went up […]

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