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Hope Solo Slams US Soccer Federation Over Pay Gap

Law360 (August 24, 2018, 11:05 PM EDT) -- Hope Solo, former goalkeeper for the U.S. women's national soccer team, sued the U.S. Soccer Federation on Friday in California federal court, accusing the organization of paying its female players a fraction of what it pays their male counterparts in violation of the Equal Pay Act.

The suit follows up on a March 2016 complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, filed by Solo and four of her teammates from the 2015 World Cup-winning roster.

Friday's complaint notes the EEOC has not yet issued a right to sue letter in a section titled "exhaustion of administrative remedies," then goes on...

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California Northern

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Civil Rights: Jobs


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August 24, 2018


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