31 Matching Annotations
  1. Mar 2021
  2. Jan 2021
  3. Feb 2018
    1. ATTACHMENT 512017–2021 International Play Plan, Rate Card and Funding

      As noted earlier in this CBA, Major League Baseball and the MLBPA were paying increased attention to the growth of organized baseball outside the United States. Rather than establish a collaborative relationship with foreign leagues that would create additional opportunities for player advancement, this CBA outlines the ways MLB and the MLBPA were actively looking to control and capitalize on foreign markets.

    2. ATTACHMENT 46International Amateur Talent System

      As noted earlier in this CBA, Major League Baseball and the MLBPA were paying increased attention to the growth of organized baseball outside the United States. Rather than establish a collaborative relationship with foreign leagues that would create additional opportunities for player advancement, this CBA outlines the ways MLB and the MLBPA were actively looking to control and capitalize on foreign markets.

    3. ATTACHMENT 46International Amateur Talent System

      No minor league player, club, or association representatives were to be included in this subcommittee.

    4. D. Foreign AssignmentsExcept for the return of conditional assignments from outside theUnited States and Canada, the contract of a Player shall not be assignedotherwise than within the United States and Canada, without thePlayer’s written consen

      In the 1980 CBA, a player's consent was not necessary if he was being assigned to a team in his native country. This change in the language which first appeared in the 1997 CBA offered greater stability for foreign-born players.

    5. F. Spanish Translations and ESL Courses

      Earlier CBAs had recognized the changing demographics of the sport in any official legal documentation by requiring those documents be translated and printed in Spanish. The addition of a bilingual media coordinator in this CBA is another example of the MLBPA advocating for the interests or needs of foreign-born players.

    1. III. Education CommitteeThe parties will establish a permanent Education/VocationalCommittee consisting of representatives of both parties to assistinternational players who are not drafted, or are released prior toreaching the Major Leagues, with their transition to educational/vocational programs or the workforce. The Office of the Com-missioner will provide the Committee with an annual operatingbudget. The Committee will focus on the following activities

      Earlier CBAs had recognized the changing demographics of the sport in any official legal documentation by requiring those documents be translated and printed in Spanish. The addition of career and continuing education courses in this CBA is another example of the MLBPA advocating for the interests or needs of foreign-born players.

    2. 265ATTACHMENT 46International Amateur TalentI. International Talent Committee

      No minor league player, club, or association representatives were to be included in this subcommittee.

    3. ATTACHMENT 46International Amateur Talent

      As noted earlier in this CBA, Major League Baseball and the MLBPA were paying increased attention to the growth of organized baseball outside the United States. Rather than establish a collaborative relationship with foreign leagues that would create additional opportunities for player advancement, this CBA outlines the ways MLB and the MLBPA were actively looking to control and capitalize on foreign markets.

    4. D. Foreign AssignmentsExcept for the return of conditional assignments from outside theUnited States and Canada, the contract of a Player shall not be assignedotherwise than within the United States and Canada, without thePlayer’s written consent

      In the 1980 CBA, a player's consent was not necessary if he was being assigned to a team in his native country. This change in the language which first appeared in the 1997 CBA offered greater stability for foreign-born players.

    5. K. International Play

      With organized baseball becoming more firmly established, profitable, and successful outside the United States, Major League Baseball and the MLBPA further expanded the level of specificity and regulation in the CBA in terms of international competition.

    6. F. Spanish Translations and ESL CoursesThis Agreement and the following notices and/or forms listed belowshall be translated and printed in Spanish and shall be made availableto all Spanish-speaking Player

      Earlier CBAs had recognized the changing demographics of the sport in any official legal documentation by requiring those documents be translated and printed in Spanish. The addition of ESL courses in this CBA is another example of the MLBPA advocating for the interests or needs of foreign-born players.

    1. ATTACHMENT 24Donald M. Fehr, Esquire Executive Director and General Counsel Major League BaseballPlayers Association 12 East 49th Street New York, New York 10017Re: World-Wide Draf

      As noted earlier in this CBA, Major League Baseball and the MLBPA were paying increased attention to the growth of organized baseball outside the United States. Rather than establish a collaborative relationship with foreign leagues that would create additional opportunities for player advancement, this CBA outlines the ways MLB and the MLBPA were actively looking to control and capitalize on foreign markets.

    2. 2. The World-Wide Draft Subcommittee shall be composed ofan equal number of representatives of the Players Association andthe Office of the Commissioner, and shall include at least oneAssociate General Counsel of the Players Association and at leastone senior representative of the Labor Relations Department ofthe Office of the Commissioner

      No minor league player, club, or association representatives were to be included in this subcommittee.

    3. D. Foreign AssignmentsExcept for the return of conditional assignments from outside the Unit-ed States and Canada, the contract of a Player shall not be assignedotherwise than within the United States and Canada, without the Play-er’s written consent.

      In the 1980 CBA, a player's consent was not necessary if he was being assigned to a team in his native country. This change in the language of the 1997 CBA offered greater stability for foreign-born players.

    4. J. International Play

      With organized baseball becoming more firmly established, profitable, and successful outside the United States, Major League Baseball and the MLBPA further expanded the level of specificity and regulation in the CBA in terms of international competition.

    5. F. Spanish Translations and ESL CoursesThis Agreement and the notices listed in Attachment 7 shall be trans-lated and printed in Spanish and shall be made available to all Spanish-speaking Players. The costs for the translation and printing shall beborne equally by the Association and the Clubs. In the event of any dis-pute involving the interpretation of, or compliance with, the provisionsof this Agreement or these notices, the English version shall govern.Further, during each championship season covered by this Agreement,each Club will make available an English-as-a-second-languagecourse, at its expense, provided that at least one Player on that Clubrequests such a course

      Earlier CBAs had recognized the changing demographics of the sport in any official legal documentation by requiring those documents be translated and printed in Spanish. The addition of ESL courses in this CBA is another example of the MLBPA advocating for the interests or needs of foreign-born players.

    1. D. Foreign AssignmentsExcept for the return of conditional assignments from outside the United States and Canada, the contract of a Player shall not be -assigned otherwise than within the United States and Canada, without the Player’s written consent

      In the 1980 CBA, a player's consent was not necessary if he was being assigned to a team in his native country. This change in the language of the 1997 CBA offered greater stability for foreign-born players.

    2. I. International Play

      With organized baseball becoming more firmly established, profitable, and successful outside the United States, Major League Baseball and the MLBPA further expanded the level of specificity and regulation in the CBA in terms of international competition.

    3. F. Spanish Translations and ESL CoursesThis Agreement and the notices listed in Attachment 9 shall be translated and printed in Spanish and shall be made available to all Spanish-speaking Players. The costs for the translation and printing shall be borne equally by the Association and the Clubs. In the event of any dispute involving the interpretation of, or compliance with, the provisions of this Agreement or these notices, the English version shall govern. Further, during each championship season covered by this Agreement, each Club will make available anEnglish-as-a-second-language course, at its expense, provided that at least one Player on that Club requests such a course.

      Earlier CBAs had recognized the changing demographics of the sport in any official legal documentation by requiring those documents be translated and printed in Spanish. The addition of ESL courses in this CBA is another example of the MLBPA advocating for the interests or needs of foreign-born players.

    4. A. No DiscriminationThe Clubs will not interfere with, restrain or coerce Players because of membership in or lawful activity on behalf of the Association, nor will they discriminate because of Association activity in regard to hire, tenure or employment or any term or condition of employment.The provisions of this Agreement shall be applied to all Players covered by thisAgreement without regard to race, color, religion or national origin.

      The 1997 CBA was an early moment the MLBPA successfully advocated for standard workplace non-discrimination protections to be applied to professional baseball, a measure that supported both U.S. and foreign-born players.

    1. D. Foreign Assignments

      In the 1980 CBA, a player's consent was not necessary if he was being assigned to a team in his native country. This change in the language of the 1990 CBA offered greater stability for foreign-born players.

    2. F. Printing Agreements in Spanish

      The 1990 CBA was again one of the early moments when Major League Baseball had recognized the changing demographics of the sport in any official legal documentation. At this point, increasing numbers of players from Latin America and the Caribbean were advancing to the Major Leagues, and this sub-article is one of the early moments the MLBPA advocated for the interests or needs of foreign-born players.

    3. Absent the agreement of the Association, there shall be no interna-tional play from the opening of the championship season to the open-ing of the next spring training; provided that championship season, All-Star, League Championship Series and World Series games played between Major League Clubs in the United States and/or in Canada shall not be considered international play; and provided further that each Club, subject to the limitations set forth in Article V(D)(3), above, may play exhibition games during spring training and the championship season against any non-Major League club if such games are played in the United States, Canada, or Puerto Rico and are not part of a national or international tour by a foreign club. The terms anp. conditions of the participation of Major League Players

      Again, as seen previously in the CBA, players are given limited ability to utilize their baseball skills for financial gain outside the playing season established by major league baseball in the CBA. This sub-article places particular restrictions on foreign-born players who may have had access to additional international opportunities.

    4. A. No Discrimination The Clubs will not interfere with, restrain or coerce Players because of membership in or lawful activity on behalf of the Association, nor will they discriminate because of Association activity in regard to hire, tenure or employment or any term or condition of employment. The provisions of this Agreement shall be applied to all Players covered by this Agreement without regard to race, color, religion or national origin.

      The 1990 CBA was an early moment the MLBPA successfully advocated for standard workplace non-discrimination protections to be applied to professional baseball, a measure that supported both U.S. and foreign-born players.

    1. D. Foreign Assignments The contract of a Player shall not be assigned otherwise than within the United States and Canada, without the Player's written consent, provided, however, that the Player's consent is not necessary if he is a Native of such foreign country

      Even as the MLBPA was making some early efforts to advocate on behalf of the interests of foreign-born players, that population still experienced significant precarity in their conditions of labor.

    2. F. Printing Agreements in Spanish

      The 1980 CBA was again one of the early moments when Major League Baseball had recognized the changing demographics of the sport in any official legal documentation. At this point, increasing numbers of players from Latin America and the Caribbean were advancing to the Major Leagues, and this sub-article is one of the early moments the MLBPA advocated for the interests or needs of foreign-born players.

    1. C. Foreign Assignments The contract of a Player shall not be assigned otherwise than within the United States and Canada, without the Player's written consent, provided, however, that the Player's consent is not necessary if he is a Native of such foreign country.

      Even as the MLBPA was making some early efforts to advocate on behalf of the interests of foreign-born players, that population still experienced significant precarity in their conditions of labor.

    2. F. Printing Agreements in Spanish Agreements printed in Spanish shall be made available to Spanish-speaking Players.

      The 1976 CBA was one of the first times Major League Baseball had recognized the changing demographics of the sport in any official legal documentation. At this point, increasing numbers of players from Latin America and the Caribbean were advancing to the Major Leagues, and this sub-article is one of the early moments the MLBPA advocated for the interests or needs of foreign-born players.

  4. May 2015
    1. Taking critical reflection seriously caused those around them to view them with fear and loathing, with a hostility borne of incomprehension. Surfing on a wave of unbridled enthusiasmfor the process thowtheirwavecolapsedinonthemasthey noticedhowtheircoleaguesbecameangrywheneverthe importance of critical reflection was mentioned.