On the brink of the women’s World Cup soccer matches in France beginning June 7, the Australian union for professional soccer players is joining the U.S. women’s team in demanding gender pay parity.

The Australian demand comes as FIFA, the world’s largest sports league, on Wednesday reelected its president, Gianni Infantino, who ran unopposed. It also comes as FIFA announced a new agreement to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in soccer. The June 4 agreement, however, doesn’t mention pay parity.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]