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

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

U.S. Girls’s Nationwide Staff Gamers Affiliation spokeswoman Molly Levinson confirmed Friday by way of Twitter the USWNT has appealed the dismissal of 28 gamers’ equal-pay lawsuit in opposition to the US Soccer Federation.

U.S. District Courtroom Choose R. Gary Klausner dismissed the important thing a part of their go well with Could 1, prompting gamers to vow instantly to proceed their battle 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 ready for June 16 in Los Angeles, he rejected their declare U.S. Soccer underpaid them in comparison with the U.S. males’s nationwide group as a result of gender discrimination.

The USWNT gamers are looking for $66 million in damages beneath the Equal Pay Act and the gamers most accountable for back-to-back FIFA Girls’s World Cup titles have reveals they gained’t retreat within the face of a significant authorized roadblock.

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