Minor Leaguers' Class Decertified In MLB Wage Suit

Law360, New York (July 22, 2016, 9:48 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday decertified a class of Minor League Baseball players in a wage-and-hour suit, dealing a major setback to their claims against Major League Baseball and several of its clubs alleging they are not paid for all the work they put in throughout the season and offseason trying to make the big leagues.

The players hit MLB and several of its teams with Fair Labor Standards Act claims alleging they do not pay ballplayers in the affiliated Minor League Baseball system minimum wage or overtime, with some making as little as $1,100 per month during the season...

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