The United States Senior Women’s National Soccer Team (WNT) is a crowd pleaser and they won last year’s World Cup Title. Their paychecks, however, were a lot less than the United States Senior Men’s National Soccer Team (MNT). So, they sued under the Equal Pay Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Code.
A judge just tossed out the Equal Pay Act portion, allowing the Civil Rights claims to continue.
It turns out that the women made more per game than the men. The men just played a lot more games. And they also had a very different contract than the men’s