Women’s National Soccer Team Players Sue for Equitable Pay

The action comes just three months before the team will defend its title at the Women's World Cup in France.

  • Published 8 March 2019

Players for the U.S. women's national soccer team have filed a federal gender discrimination lawsuit seeking pay that is equitable to that of their male counterparts. The action comes just three months before the team will defend its title at the Women's World Cup in France. The players allege that they have been subject to ongoing "institutionalized gender discrimination," including unequal pay, despite having the same job responsibilities as players on the men's national team.… Read at AP News