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Kathy Castor highlights U.S. women’s soccer team pay dispute on Equal Pay Day

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Five women with the 2015 World Cup winning U.S. women’s soccer team filed a wage-discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission last month, seeking equal pay. “Simply put, we’re sick of being treated like second-class citizens. It wears on you after a while. And we are done with it,” wrote Carli Lloyd, one of those five players, in an opinion piece published Monday in the New York Times. Citing figures from the U.S. Soccer Federation, the lawsuit claims that even though…

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