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NLRB postpones hearing

...among American League umpires won an NLRB-supervised election 53-35 last month, replacing Phillips' Major League Umpires Association with the Major League Umpires Independent Organizing Committee. Phillips' union filed objections, preventing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/18/oth_278418.shtml
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Appeals panel upholds lower court ruling in case of struck-out umps

...arbitrate over," said Rob Manfred, baseball's executive vice president of labor relations. Richie Phillps' Major League Umpires Association called for the mass resignation in July 1999 as a bargaining tactic. The move backfired when baseball accepted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/18/bas_404951.shtml
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Another umpire may quit

...Rapuano and Rich Rieker, wore "MLUA 22" on their caps Friday night in tribute to the 22 members of the Major League Umpires Association who were let go Thursday as a result of the union's failed resignation strategy. "It's something that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/04/bas_269362.shtml
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Baseball hires back three more umps

...minimum set in the union's labor contract. The mass resignation was orchestrated by Richie Phillips' Major League Umpires Association as a bargaining tactic, but it collapsed when many American League umps refused to go along. The MLUA then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/16/bas_352914.shtml
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Minor league umps work their way up

...middle of a labor mess. "I just hope they can get it all resolved up there," he said. Members of the Major League Umpires Association, wanting a new collective bargaining agreement, said in July they were quitting Sept. 2. The leagues...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/03/bas_267012.shtml
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Umpires settle dues suit

...mechanism to get rebates." Among the umpires who sued were Jerry Crawford, the president of Phillips' Major League Umpires Association, and key Phillips backers such as Bruce Froemming and Ed Montague. In the primary umpires' case, Bartle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/05/bas_331501.shtml
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Strawberry could be suspended for 1 year

...of Corrections' recommendation for enhanced supervision and treatment. UMPIRES: Richie Phillips and the Major League Umpires Association struck out in their final legal appeal Thursday, clearing the way for the new union to start negotiations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/25/bas_284391.shtml
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Overtime: Strong U.S. team takes on Zimbabweans

...Christmas vacation. The National Labor Relations Board agreed Wednesday to hear the objections filed by the Major League Umpires Association, which lost to the new group 53-35 in an election conducted by the NLRB next month. The NLRB called for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/17/oth_278279.shtml
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Overtime: Taylor needs solid round in qualifier

...public relations firm and an unspecified amount to a Philadelphia law firm. A lawyer for the owners sent the Major League Umpires Association a letter Thursday asking for a copy of the $100,000 bond the union agreed to obtain as part of a settlement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/05/oth_272816.shtml
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Junior era to open in Cincinnati

...us." Fans will see new crews of mixed AL and NL umps. The new union, which replaced Richie Phillips' Major League Umpires Association, agreed to the merger as part of baseball's elimination of separate league offices. Garcia, perhaps...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/03/bas_285833.shtml
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