Hope Solo’s Unequal Pay Suit May Not Be Solo for Long (1)

April 5, 2019, 4:13 PMUpdated: April 5, 2019, 6:58 PM

Superstar goalie Hope Solo’s pay discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation Inc. is on hold until a separate federal panel decides whether to combine her claims with those brought by her teammate, Alex Morgan.

Solo and Morgan both filed their actions against U.S. Soccer in California federal courts, albeit different districts. Morgan’s class action wants relief for 28 women’s players who feel they were underpaid relative to men’s players, while Solo’s suit seeks relief for herself.

It’s up to the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to decide if Solo and Morgan’s suits should be consolidated into a single ...

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