USWNT Appeals Dismissal Of Equal Pay Lawsuit Vs. U.S. Soccer Federation

The USA girls’s nationwide workforce has triggered a authorized possibility in its struggle for equal pay.

U.S. Ladies’s Nationwide Crew Gamers Affiliation spokeswoman Molly Levinson confirmed Friday by way of Twitter the USWNT has appealed the dismissal of 28 gamers’ equal-pay lawsuit towards america Soccer Federation.

U.S. District Court docket Decide R. Gary Klausner dismissed the important thing a part of their go well with Might 1, prompting gamers to vow instantly to proceed their struggle for damages and improved compensation from their national-team employer.

Though Klausner allowed the gamers’ case for unfair therapy in journey, housing and medical help to go to trial, which is about for June 16 in Los Angeles, he rejected their declare U.S. Soccer underpaid them in comparison with the U.S. males’s nationwide workforce on account of gender discrimination.

The USWNT gamers are searching for $66 million in damages beneath the Equal Pay Act and the gamers most liable for back-to-back FIFA Ladies’s World Cup titles have reveals they received’t retreat within the face of a serious authorized roadblock.

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