*The Baltimore Orioles announced Wednesday that it will pay its hourly employees for the hours they were not able to work due to the Freddie Gray protests and subsequent rescheduling of the team’s games last month.
Here is the team’s full statement:
Due to the extraordinary circumstances that led to several cancelled or rescheduled games, the Orioles organization will compensate all hourly employees for hours that would have been ordinarily worked the week of April 27.
The team additionally told HuffPost that Delaware North, a global foodservice and hospitality company, would compensate its concession workers for the hours missed.
Six police officers will face charges stemming from Gray’s death. The charges include second degree murder and manslaughter.