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New Law Exempts Minor League Baseball Players from Certain Federal Minimum Wage, Overtime Pay Laws
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • April 17 2018

As part of $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill signed by President Donald Trump in March, section 13(a) of the Fair Labor Standards Act is amended to


Opening Day Edition: Beer Advertising and Sports
  • Verrill Dana LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2018

Today (March 29) is baseball’s opening day and beer and baseball are in the news. The New York Yankees appear to be in trouble for their new


Picked Off? Baseball Players Union Files Grievance Against MLB Teams Regarding Revenue-Sharing
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2018

According to recent reports by the New York Post and the Tampa Bay Times, the Major League Baseball Players Association - the union that represents


Human Rights Complaint on “Chief Wahoo” (Cleveland Indians) Logo to Proceed - Update on Law of Controversial Sports Logos
  • Aird & Berlis LLP | Aird & McBurney LP
  • Canada
  • February 8 2018

In October 2016, hours before a championship series game between the Cleveland Indians and the Toronto Blue Jays, Douglas Cardinal, an Anishnaabe


All eyes on the Supreme Court: the Battle for widespread legalized sports wagering in America to have its day in court
  • Dickinson Wright
  • USA
  • November 9 2017

The biggest legal showdown in a long time on a question of gaming policy is about to come before the United States Supreme Court. At stake is the


Baseball club trips over logo
  • Chiever
  • USA
  • August 10 2017

The US Major League Baseball MLB is considering filing an opposition to the registration of a new logo by the Overwatch League, an online video game


"Evident partiality" found to exist in "industry-insider" arbitration (or, when is such an arbitration proceeding so laden with attorneyclient conflict it must be set aside)
  • Mitchell Williams Selig Gates & Woodyard PLLC
  • USA
  • July 17 2017

In 2002, Major League Baseball (MLB) purchased the Montreal Expos and in 2004 renamed the team the “Nationals” and relocated the franchise to


Former Big League Pitcher Awarded More than $1.5 Million for Wrongful Termination
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • June 29 2017

A New Jersey jury in the Superior Court of New Jersey for Camden County has awarded former Major League Baseball pitcher Mitchell Williams $1,565,333


Lesson: Don’t Underestimate Court’s Ability to Change Its Mind
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2017

While Major League Baseball (MLB) can celebrate its new season, which began on April 2, the last pitch has yet to be thrown when it comes to


Major League Baseball's Salary Arbitration
  • Mitchell Williams Selig Gates & Woodyard PLLC
  • USA
  • March 8 2017

Major League Baseball's salary arbitration process--for players with 3 years of Major League Service time--is the first opportunity for such players