"The women's team generated nearly $20 million more revenue than the United States men's team. On March 31, 2016, a New York Times article stated: A player on the men's team can get over $17,000 for a win against a top opponent. And $5,000 for a loss. A player on the women's team receives $1,350 for a win and nothing for a loss. The women's team is the most successful international team. They generate more revenue. They are paid less than their counterparts," said Assembly Member Seawright, pointing out the differences in salaries for the U.S. men's and women's soccer teams, while voting in favor for a bill that that enacts the New York State Fair Pay Act. (A-4696)
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