A US women's football spokeswoman beat the US Football Association on Monday after the organization's president claimed the women's team – whose members have publicly advertised what they call equal pay – actually earned more money than theirs male counterpart.
US Football President Carlos Cordeiro said the association paid $ 34.1 million in salary and gambling bonuses to women between 2010 and 2018, compared to $ 26.4 million over the same period the men were paid off. The figure did not include the value of services received only from women.
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Molly Levinson, a spokeswoman for the players in the discrimination lawsuit against the US Football Association, has described the letter as nothing more than a "trick" of misleading Numbers and a deceit blown up "Sad Attempt" to end the controversy.
"The USSF Leaflet is not a" clarification. "It's a ruse," Levinson said in a statement. "The following can not be denied. For every game a man plays in the MNT, he pays a higher base salary than a woman in the WNT. For every comparable win or tie, his bonus is higher. That's exactly the definition of sex discrimination. "
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Levinson added," If the USSF believes otherwise, it will be daunting, but this only adds to our determination to achieve true pay equity. [1
"The USSF has repeatedly admitted this women do not pay right away and do not believe that women even deserve to be paid right away, "Levinson said," so they use words like "fair and fair" rather than "equal" to describe the pay. "
Cordeiro said that the numbers to which the letter refers have come from an association analysis of his finances over the past 10 years, to clarify what he called" confusion "about the salary structures of both teams, he said Association, he pays the women's national team a base salary of $ 100,000 a year and an additional salary of $ 67,500 to $ 72,500 per player as salary for playing in the National Women's Soccer League S They are also paid for through training camp calls, stakes and performance bonuses. The association added that the men's team achieved sales of $ 185.7 million in 191 games between 2009 and 2019, while women made $ 101.3 million in 238 games.
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According to The Wall Street Journal, The US Football Association and its women's team will soon initiate arbitration for sex discrimination.
The Associated Press has contributed to this report.