The agreement will extend MLB’s run since its last work stoppage to 21 years and means baseball’s top competition has avoided the fate of North American major league rivals the National Football League (NFL) and the National Basketball Association (NBA), which have both faced lockouts this year. Despite a three-month work stoppage, the NFL’s lockout ended in August, allowing the regular-season to proceed as planned. However, the NBA’s schedule through to mid-December has fallen victim to the stand-off in basketball’s top league, and it looks increasingly likely that the full season will be cancelled.
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MLB strikes new five-year collective bargaining agreement
The owners of Major League Baseball (MLB) clubs have agreed to the proposed terms of a new collective bargaining agreement, through which labour peace is set to continue in the North American league.Read on
Major League Baseball (MLB) commissioner Rob Manfred has maintained he is confident a deal will be reached on a new collective bargaining agreement, therefore avoiding the prospect of the first lockout in the sport for over two decades.Read on
Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) have agreed terms on an “international play plan” targeting a host of markets outside the US and Canada, according to the finalised collective bargaining agreement between the two parties.Read on