Antitrust Law Daily Wrap Up, ANTITRUST NEWS: MLB faces ‘monopsony cartel’ class action alleging wage-hour, antitrust violations, (Jan 13, 2022)

By Glenn Borst, J.D., LL.M.

The major leagues allegedly violated federal minimum wage and fair labor practice laws, antitrust laws, and Puerto Rican wage laws in their employment of minor league players.

Minor league baseball players filed a class action lawsuit against the 30 major league teams and others, alleging that the defendants colluded to restr ...