June 21, 2019 / 4:54 PM / in a month

U.S. Soccer agrees to mediation with U.S. women’s team over gender discrimination -WSJ

WASHINGTON, June 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. Soccer Federation has reached a tentative agreement for mediation with 28 players in the U.S. women’s soccer team to resolve complaints in a lawsuit in which the women are seeking equal pay with the men’s soccer team and improvements in working conditions, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

U.S. Soccer’s lawyers in a letter on Monday agreed to participate in mediation after the ongoing women’s World Cup, the Journal said, citing people familiar with the situation.

Writing by Susan Heavey Editing by Bill Berkrot

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