28 football players of the USA have raised on international women's day against their own Association claim of discrimination. The allegations in the lawsuit, which was filed on Friday at a court in Los Angeles, ranging from lower-paid compared to men, to the worse condition of the playing fields, on which they perform their Job. First of all, "the New York Times had reported" on the case.
"in spite of the fact that female and male footballers are called upon to assume the same responsibilities in their Teams, and for the same common employer, the USSF (US Soccer Federation) international competitions, were given the female players continuously less money than their male colleagues", - quotes the USA today from the lawsuit.
Among other things, women would get only a $ 15,000 bonus for Reaching the world Cup finals in 2015, the men, however, in 2014, 55 000 dollars per player. The discrepancy was all the more clearly, as the successes of the US-soccer-women - are, among other things, the reigning world champion - greater men and women than the US Team generate more sales.More about
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signatories To the complaint include Star players such as Carli Lloyd, Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe. The action should receive class action Status, would all the players, which the US Jersey since the 4. February had strips 2015 over-involved. (dpa)