Should the women's world cup team have pay equity with the men's team?
July 9,2019 at 2:29PM UTC
I'm so fascinated by the arguments around this and see both sides. On one hand, I believe in pay equity across race and gender. But on the other hand, what does pay equity really mean? Because in sports, pay is based entirely upon performance and audience attraction. And though the women's team performed incredibly, the truth is that far fewer dollars are generated through women's soccer than men's because fewer people watch women's soccer. So does pay equity in this case mean equal dollars? Or does it mean an equal proportion of dollars based on money coming into the organization? Thoughts?
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