Hope Solo’s Pay Bias Lawsuit to Stay Apart From Teammates’ (2)

June 6, 2019, 2:24 PMUpdated: June 6, 2019, 7:53 PM

Two lawsuits alleging the U.S. Soccer Federation discriminates in how it pays women’s and men’s team members won’t be combined, a judicial panel that oversees multidistrict litigation ruled.

One lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California by 28 players, including Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe. The other was brought by a single player, goalie Hope Solo, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

The lawsuit by the 28 players seeks class action status and alleges U.S. Soccer publicly pays “lip service” to gender equality while paying women’s team members ...

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