The Major League Baseball Players Association will not ask players to skip next week’s All-Star game in protest of Arizona’s polarizing immigration law.
It seems like 2011 is the year of labor negotiations in the sports world. As the NFL prepares itself for a work stoppage, Major League tries to get a jump start on renegotiating their labor agreement.
The NBA held pro-active labor discussions during the weekend’s All-Star game festivities. And it appears as if baseball is looking for an even more pro-active approach.
Both the Cubs and White Sox watched this year’s MLB Playoffs from the couch. But, in two years it might be easier for them to make it into the postseason action.