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By Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press
The U.S. Soccer Federation announced a historic deal Wednesday to ensure equal pay between the men's and women's players. U.S. soccer became the first national team to equalize pay and bonuses in the sport, including for World Cup play. Briana…
March 15 was Equal Pay Day, the first in a series of reminders of how persistent the pay gap has been. More states and cities hope laws requiring employers to share pay minimums and maximums on job postings will shrink…
By Chabeli Carrazana, The 19th
The U.S. women's national soccer team has reached a $24 million equal-pay settlement with the U.S. Soccer Federation. The federation also committed to equalizing future pay for women. Julie Foudy, an ESPN analyst, retired two-time World Cup champion and Olympic…
By Stephanie Sy, Claire Mufson
U.S. women soccer players have reached a landmark agreement with the sport's American governing body to end a six-year legal battle over equal pay.
By Anne M. Peterson, Ronald Blum, Associated Press
By Ivette Feliciano, Zachary Green
Mississippi is the only state in the nation without a law requiring equal pay for women—but that could be about to change. Ivette Feliciano sits down with Cassandra Welchlin, Executive Director of the Mississippi Black Women’s Roundtable, to discuss her…
By Brian Slodysko, Associated Press
The bill would make it easier to sue employers over pay discrimination, curb the ability of companies to retaliate and beef up enforcement of existing laws.
By PBS NewsHour
While the COVID-19 pandemic has had dire economic consequences worldwide, its impact on women has been especially harsh, setting back strides made towards gender and economic equity. Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg, co-founders of TheSkimm, a digital media company aimed…
Women make up less than 40 percent of the U.S. State Department's leadership, and 26 percent at the Pentagon, according to a 2018 study by the New America Foundation. But women working in national security professions are drawing attention to…
By Ronald Blum, Associated Press
The request for damages is part of the team's gender discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation.
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