Thursday, 26 September, 2019
This session at noon on Sept. 26 in Scott Hall room 1032 will provide information about labor and employment law happenings at SLU LAW from the Wefel Center for Employment Law and the Employment Law Association.
Garrett Broshuis (Law '14) will speak on "Aftermath from the Save America's Pastime Act: How Baseball Bought Itself an FLSA Exemption, and Next Steps for Minor League Baseball Players." Lunch will be provided.
Garrett Broshuis is an attorney at the firm Korein Tillery and an adjunct professor at SLU LAW. He has represented dozens of former minor league baseball players in a wage-and-hour action challenging the pay scheme for minor leaguers. His work on behalf of players has been featured on HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel. Prior to law school, he was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the fifth round of the 2004 amateur baseball draft, and he played at all levels of minor league baseball during his six-year career with the Giants. He was also a regular columnist for The Sporting News and Baseball America, and has been published in numerous other news outlets such as USA Today.