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Rob Manfred On Not Paying Minor Leaguers A Living Wage: "It's Not Really About The Money"

The bipartisan “Save America’s Pastime Act,” introduced over the summer, is some simmering, unconscionable bullshit that doesn’t even try all that hard to hide its Disney villain-esque desire to portray the fate of Baseball At Large as antithetical to paying its employees a living wage. What it actually aims to do is insert a specific exemption into the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that would exclude minor leaguers from minimum wage and overtime laws.
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