MLB labor talks
News stories regarding Major League Baseball's collective bargaining agreement, and negotiations between owners and the players association.
On Sunday, the MLB Players Association gave a written collective bargaining agreement proposal to Major League Baseball. It was the first time both sides met since they left Florida early last week. According to league spokesperson Glen Caplin, the Players Association went backwards on Sunday.
The Major League Baseball Players Association started a $1 million fund to help stadium workers affected by games missed due to the MLB lockout.
Or "Feeling Sour but Not Going to the Tower" or "Funny Money: How the Dodgers really have no business signing Freddie Freeman." A multi-part examination on financial issues in Major League Baseball. This essay follows up as to Parts 1 and 2 and generally, the author is grumpy because the regular season has been officially delayed.
Major League Baseball owners and players remain far apart on a collective bargaining agreement, unable to reach a deal after nine straight days of bargaining in Jupiter, Florida. MLB, which locked out the players, is expected to cancel regular season games.
Eight consecutive days of labor negotiations did not produce a deal between MLB owners and players, but enough progress was made that players and owners will meet again on Tuesday, in an effort to craft a new collective bargaining agreement to remain on schedule for opening day.
On Major League Baseball’s imposed deadline of February 28 to reach a new collective bargaining agreement, a look at how we got to a spot of contentious labor negotiations between owners and players, and thoughts on Rob Manfred’s legacy.
An update on the 86th day of the MLB lockout, which included commissioner Rob Manfred and MLBPA head Tony Clark meeting in person for the first time.
MLB owners said Wednesday if a new collective bargaining agreement isn’t reached by February 28 — five days from now — then 2022 regular season games would be canceled and players would not be paid for missed games, that wouldn’t be made up.
A closer look at the major issues at play during the MLB lockout, and what the players and owners want during labor negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement.
Or "It’s not a both-sides problem, let’s not treat it as such." A multi-part examination on financial issues in Major League Baseball. This essay argues why the current 2022 MLB Labor Stoppage isn’t a both-sides problem and argues that the position that the lockout is the fault of both sides ultimately misses the point.
Major League Baseball players and owners met for several hours in Florida on Monday, the start of a potential robust week of labor negotiations. A look at the latest offer from the owners.
Major League Baseball delayed the start of spring training until at least March 5 with the sport still in a lockout.
A look at one aspect of the MLB Players Association’s offer regarding salary arbitration, and how it might affect some Dodgers, including Matt Beaty and Will Smith.
Commissioner Rob Manfred said Major League Baseball missing regular season games would be disastrous, but he and the owners haven’t acted like anyone with any sense of urgency in labor negotiations. Plus, more discouraging views of minor leaguers, and a Trevor Bauer update.