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Judge Breathes New Life Into Minor Leaguers’ Wage Suit

Law360, New York (April 3, 2017, 6:49 PM EDT) -- Major League Baseball opened the season Sunday still having to face claims from thousands of minor leaguers who say they should be paid minimum wage and overtime, after a California federal judge pulled their case from "death’s door" and granted them class status.

The class of thousands of Minor League Baseball, or MiLB, players has been pushing for better pay for the many hours they spend each year preparing for and playing games as part of a feeder system on which MLB clubs rely. 

But the players...
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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 7, 2014

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