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U.S. Soccer Will Pay Players of All Genders Equally in Landmark Labor Deal

HeadlineMay 19, 2022

In a new landmark labor agreement, the U.S. Soccer Federation will be paying members of its women’s and men’s teams equally. The deal stipulates that soccer players will receive the same pay when competing in international matches and, in an historic provision, dictates that U.S. Soccer will address the gender disparity in the amount of prize money awarded by soccer’s governing body FIFA by pooling the prizes and redistributing them equally across members of both teams.

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