U.S. Soccer, Women’s Team Fight Over Players’ Nonteam Income (1)

Oct. 29, 2019, 6:30 PM

U.S. women’s national team members and the U.S. Soccer Federation continued their fight over the relevance of players’ other soccer-related income to their pay discrimination lawsuit against the organization.

The federation’s discovery demand in the March 8 lawsuit unfairly seeks tax returns and other private records relating to their nonteam income, including for playing for professional teams, Alex Morgan and 27 other players said in an Oct. 28 filing with the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. The court must weigh that “invasion of personal privacy” against the federation’s legitimate need for the information, the women said. ...

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