November 2014

Minor League Baseball Players Sue for Wage Violations

2017-01-02T17:00:53-05:00November 14th, 2014|Compensation, Employment Law, Sports Law|

Not only do some cheerleaders for the National Football League appear to be underpaid in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act, but Major League Baseball (“MLB”) is apparently not paying some of its players a living wage. Three minor baseball league players have filed a lawsuit against Major League Baseball and Bud Selig, the [...]

October 2014

July 2014

February 2014

Making Peanuts Isn’t Cheertastic

2017-01-02T17:01:06-05:00February 25th, 2014|Compensation, Employment Law|

The National Football League rakes in $9 billion in revenue annually. The NFL commissioner makes $29 million a year. So why are some cheerleaders earning less than minimum wage? That's a question that has been puzzling me for the last few weeks. Several weeks ago, a Raiderette (for those who don't know, a Raiderette is [...]

September 2013

August 2013

Exec Comp “Armageddon” for Public Corps

2014-12-14T14:38:26-05:00August 11th, 2013|Compensation|

From Melbinger Exec Comp Blog: “Imagine a lawsuit brought in the weeks leading up to your company’s annual shareholders’ meeting, which seeks to postpone that meeting based on inadequate proxy disclosures on executive compensation matters up for a shareholder vote. […]