The U.S. women’s soccer team has three World Cup championships and four Olympic gold medals. What they don’t have, say players, is equal pay.
On Thursday the squad scored a symbolic victory in their battle for equal pay when the Senate passed a non-binding resolution calling on the U.S. Soccer Federation to “immediately eliminate gender pay inequity and treat all athletes with the same respect and dignity.”
Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) penned the resolution, which meticulously outlined the team’s success and detailed how all women face pay discrimination. Murray appealed to fairness in her remarks on the Senate floor: …
Via: Mashable: Sports