Australian men, women football players close gender pay gap

first_imgTaal Volcano’s lava fountain weakens, but Phivolcs says it’s not sign of slowing down Under the agreement, players are entitled to 40% of prize money on qualifying for a FIFA World Cup, representing an increase from 30%. That share of prize money increases to 50% if they progress to the knockout stage of the competition.“The new agreement reflects football’s determination to address issues of gender equity in all facets of the game and build a sustainable financial model that rewards players as national team revenues increase,” a joint statement said. “Significantly for the Matildas, a new three-tiered centralized contract system will see Australia’s finest women’s footballers provided with increased annual remuneration with the tier 1 players earning the same amount as the top Socceroos.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSAndray Blatche has high praise for teammate Kai SottoSPORTSBig differenceSPORTSAlmazan status stays uncertain ahead of Game 4The agreement still doesn’t reflect equal remuneration: the Socceroos’ prize money is exponentially greater than the Matildas at the World Cup.At the 2018 men’s World Cup in Russia, the Socceroos earned $8 million in prize money for exiting in the group stage without winning a game. The Matildas earned $1 million in prize money for making the round of 16 at the Women’s World Cup in France this year. Lava gushes out of Taal Volcano as villagers flee No need to wear face masks in Metro Manila, says scientist 2 village execs nabbed in Bohol buy-bust Poor visibility, nakaapekto sa maraming lugar sa Batangas PLAY LIST 01:05Poor visibility, nakaapekto sa maraming lugar sa Batangas03:028,000 pulis sa Region 4-A, tuloy ang trabaho03:57Phivolcs, nahihirapan sa komunikasyon sa Taal01:04Sold-out: Stores run out of face masks after Taal spews ash01:45Iran police shoot at those protesting plane shootdown01:54MMDA deploys rescue team to Batangas following Taal eruption LATEST STORIES Phivolcs: Cloud seeding in ashfall affected areas needs study 400 evacuees from Taal eruption take refuge in Mt. Banahaw DSWD Bicol donates P1.5M worth of food packs for Taal eruption evacueescenter_img NBA fines Clippers $50,000 for statements about Leonard ‘People evacuated on their own’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View comments Critics say the women will still end up with a much smaller share and that the teams should share the same percentage of a total prize money pool.Players in the United States, including stars Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe, filed a lawsuit in March against the U.S. Soccer Federation alleging gender and pay discrimination between the men’s and women’s national teams.The U.S. has won the last two Women’s World Cup titles. A May 5 trial date has been set in Los Angeles.ADVERTISEMENT FILE – Australia huddles before the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group C match between Australia and Peru at Fisht Stadium on June 26, 2018 in Sochi, Russia. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFPSYDNEY — Australia’s football federation and players’ union say they have agreed on a new collective bargaining agreement that closes the pay gap between the men’s and women’s national teams.The new four-year CBA announced on Wednesday ensures the Socceroos and Matildas receive a 24% share of an agreed aggregate of generated revenues in 2019-20, rising by 1% each year.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READlast_img

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