This Major League Baseball It was announced earlier today that they will pay minor league players $185 million after the class action lawsuit is settled. The lawsuit alleges that Major League Baseball violated minimum wage laws and overtime violations.
ESPN’s Jeff Passan was the first to cover MLB breaking news.
“BREAKING: Major League Baseball will pay $185 million to settle a federal class-action lawsuit brought by minor league players seeking minimum wage and overtime violations by teams, pending judge approval of settlement, according to a court filing today. .” – Jeff Passan
Passan also added that teams are now allowed to pay players during spring training and instructional leagues.
“Clarification: As part of the Senne v. MLB settlement, MLB will release a memorandum allowing teams to pay minor league players during spring training, extended spring training and instructional leagues in Florida and Arizona. They Be prevented from doing so.” – Jeff Passan
Passan later noted that it was unclear how many former players would be eligible for compensation.
“It’s unclear how many players joined the class to receive money from this settlement. But from 2009 in Florida, 2010 in the California League and 2011 in Arizona, thousands of players are eligible. Players will receive more than $185 million settlement for $120 million.” – Jeff Passan
Many fans took to Twitter to react to the breaking news. Clearly, this is a huge win for the players of the sport.
Some wondered exactly how many settlements would go to players.
The players will receive $120 million of the $185 million, Passan said in a Twitter post.
A former minor league player is happy that the system is getting better.
It’s a huge win for minor league players as they seek to improve working conditions and pay. It will be interesting to see how much minor league salaries will increase in the future.
MLB All-Star Game Schedule and Important Information
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