Ian Penny hired by baseball players' association
Ian Penny, the former interim head of the NHL Players' Association, has been hired by the baseball players' union as a senior labor attorney.
The 46-year-old Penny joined the Major League Baseball Players Association on Monday. He worked at the National Labor Relations Board from 1988-00 before spending 10 years with the hockey union. He is a graduate of New York University Law School.
Former baseball union head Donald Fehr has been recommended by the search committee to become head of the hockey players' union.