Five members of the team filed a wage-discrimination action with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in hopes of getting the U.S. Soccer Federation to bump their pay equal to their male counterparts.
It can be easy to forget that real people lie at the center of every movement.
From the fight for religious freedom to the ongoing struggles for racial, gender, and socioeconomic equality, these movements are carried by regular people: mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, and friends who are working every day to make their voices heard.
The Fight for $15 is no different. It's about people fighting to survive.
Take, for instance, Adriana, a mother who has worked at McDonald's for five years.