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USWNT file equal pay appeal, seek trial delay

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Members of the United States women's national team are continuing their equal pay battle with the United States Soccer Federation by appealing a recent district court decision that dismissed their wage discrimination claims.

Molly Levinson, a spokesperson for the players, said in a statement: "Equal pay means paying women players the same rate for winning a game as men get paid. The argument that women are paid enough if they make close to the same amount as men while winning more than twice as often is not equal pay. The argument that maternity leave is some sort of substitute for paying women players the same rate for winning as men is not valid, nor fair, nor equal.

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