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US Soccer’s historic equal pay deal represents a hard-won peace

At long last, peace. Expensive peace, certainly. But a peace without which US Soccer was never going to progress. The slogan US Soccer has tried to push for many years is “One Nation, One Team”. That’s difficult to take to heart when women’s team advocates openly mock the men’s lack of World Cup success and …

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How the new USWNT and USMNT collective bargaining agreements achieved equal pay

How the new USWNT and USMNT collective bargaining agreements achieved equal pay

For years, the slogan has been ubiquitous: “One Nation. One Team.”  Whether you’re watching a U.S. national team match, on one of their official social media pages or shopping in the federation’s web store, you’re almost guaranteed to see it plastered all over the place. But that marketing campaign has never felt more fitting than …

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U.S. Soccer and Top Players Agree to Guarantee Equal Pay

U.S. Soccer and Top Players Agree to Guarantee Equal Pay

For the first time, soccer players representing the United States men’s and women’s national teams will receive the same pay and prize money, including at World Cups, under landmark agreements with the U.S. Soccer Federation that will end years of litigation and bitter public disputes over what constitutes “equal pay.” The revised pay structures are …

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