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||U.S. Soccer reaches partial settlement with World Cup women's team
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The U.S. Soccer Federation reached a settlement on working conditions with the U.S. women's soccer team in a gender-discrimination lawsuit that the World Cup champions filed, NBC News reported.
The agreement was filed Dec. 1 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California with settlements connected to certain conditions, such as team travel, accommodations and professional support. The settlement does not address pay inequity after a judge ruled in May that the suit could only continue if it focused on working condition inequities between the U.S. women's and men's soccer teams.
"USSF denies that it did anything wrong and maintains that it has not discriminated against Plaintiffs on the basis of sex in pay or working conditions," the settlement stated.
Molly Levison, spokesperson for the U.S. women's team players, said the team is still committed to achieving equal pay for the "next generation of women who will play for this team and this country."
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