U.S. Women’s National Team Files Wage Discrimination Complaint Against U.S. Soccer


Source: Slate

Five big-name members of the U.S. women’s national soccer team filed a federal wage discrimination complaint on Wednesday, alleging that the U.S. Soccer Federation pays them up to 40 percent less than the U.S. men’s team. While the men’s team hobbles along under coach Jürgen Klinsmann, the women’s team has been raking in most of the money for U.S. Soccer with its Olympic and World Cup wins, the complaint points out.

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