Minor League Ballplayers Sue MLB Over Pay Practices

Law360, Los Angeles (February 11, 2014, 4:04 PM ET) -- Three minor league baseball players launched a putative class action Friday against Major League Baseball, alleging that players in the lowest ranks of the organization are paid less than minimum wage, uncompensated for overtime, and, sometimes, paid nothing at all for required work.

Salary data is not publicly available, but Aaron Senne, Oliver Odle and Michael Liberto contend in a suit filed in California federal court that players are paid as little as $1,100 per month at the lowest ranks and $2,150 a month at the...
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Case Title

Senne et al v. Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, et al


Case Number

3:14-cv-00608

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards

Judge

Joseph C. Spero

Date Filed

February 6, 2014

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