The world champion U.S. women’s national soccer team asked a federal judge on Thursday to clear the way for it to strike over alleged pay inequities just two months before the start of the Summer Olympic Games.
U.S. District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman, who heard arguments in Chicago from lawyers for the players’ union and for the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF), didn’t say when she might rule, The Associated Press reported.
The hearing came on the same day that the U.S. Senate passed by voice vote a non-binding resolution calling on the USSF to “immediately end gender pay inequity …”
- Exclusive: The Making of the U.S. Military's New Stealth Bomber
- Your Next House Could Be Made on an Assembly Line
- The Legal Implications of the Debate Over Whether 'Extreme Racism' Is a Mental Illness
- Why European Countries Are Giving Teens Free Money To Spend on Books, Music, and Theater
- Republican Skepticism of Trump Has Never Been Higher
- Column: The U.S. Prison System Doesn't Value True Justice
- How Green Is the Qatar World Cup’s Outdoor AC?
- 16 Funny and Whimsical White Elephant Gifts Under $25
- The 5 Best New TV Shows Our Critic Watched in November 2022