MLB players association still considering grievance
- “We have concerns about the operation of the post-2009 free agent market,” new union head Michael Weiner said Tuesday in a telephone interview with The Associated Press. “We have been investigating that market. Our investigation is far along but not yet complete.”
- Agents for players, without going into specifics, have claimed they received
- multiple similar offers for free-agent clients and have pushed the union to contest the practice.
The union filed collusion grievances following the 1985, 1986 and 1987 seasons and, after arbitrators ruled in the union’s favor,
- management agreed to a $280 million settlement.
- A triple-damages provision was inserted into the sport’s labor contract in 1990."...
AP, "Baseball players mull grievance," by Ronald Blum, 4/6/10Tweet Stumbleupon StumbleUpon