May 19, 2022

U.S. Soccer’s Equal Pay Deal and One Player Who Helped Negotiate It

by The Journal.

Background show artwork for The Journal.

The four-time World Cup-champion U.S. Women's National Soccer team has scored a new win: equal pay with the men's team. Collective-bargaining agreements between the women's and men's national teams and the United States Soccer Federation align the teams’ pay and create a unique mechanism to share prize money from their respective World Cup competitions. We talk to U.S. Women’s Soccer player Tierna Davidson about the landmark agreement and her role negotiating it.


Further Reading

- U.S. Women’s and Men’s Soccer Teams Will Receive Equal Pay Under New Labor Deals 


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