In the wake of the USWNT’s World Cup victory, Senator Dianne Feinstein (D CA) and Representative Lois Frankel (D FL-21) introduced legislation which would grant all women under the US Olympic system equal pay. The pay disparity between men and women under the US Soccer Federation is no secret and has made national headlines this summer. Feinstein and Frankel’s bill. The Athletics Fair Pay Act was the first of several new pieces of legislation to rectify this injustice.
Sports Fans Coalition fully endorses The Athletics Fair Pay Act. “We made pay equality for women a key issue during the 2018 election campaign for the U.S. Soccer Federation presidency. Since then, we never stopped fighting for equal pay within both the Federation and the US Olympic teams,” wrote Board Member Hope Solo and Executive Director Brian Hess in a letter to the Members of Congress.
If you support equal pay for your national team athletes, sign the letter below and let your voice be heard!