Over a 40-year career, that means that black women make $946,120 less than white men, according to the National Women's Law Center.
U.S. Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro stated on Monday that women had been paid more than men over the last nine years.
The USWNT's co-captain spoke with Washington senators Patty Murray and Senator Maria Cantwell on Sunday to champion her cause.
Thirty-five percent of U.S. adults believe the gender pay gap in sports is more of an issue after the women's team won their fourth World Cup title earlier this month.
Women continue to make less than men even when they have the same job titles and qualification.
"We did find that statistic surprising, as millennials are typically represented as advocates for equality in general," said Tanya Jansen, co-founder at beqom.
Women were significantly more likely than men to identify the gender pay gap as a "serious problem," with 78 percent of women agreeing with it, compared with 59 percent of men.
While the gender wage gap is minimal among new staffers of both parties, reflecting equitable starting salaries, the gap widens over time.
Dr. Gary Tigges quit his leadership roles after making comments that left his female colleagues "deeply hurt and offended."
"Claire is one of my best friends, and I believe that we should be paid equally and fairly and there should be equality for all," Matt Smith said.
Countries involved will include China, Japan, France and the U.K.
This suit comes on the heels of another filed by a group of women alleging gender discrimination.
"Hanging out on #DailyPop at 9 AM. We've got a lot to cover, see you soon," Hernandez tweeted on Wednesday.
"I'm actually horrible at goodbyes but we are sending @iamcattsadler off tonight with so much love," he tweeted.
"How can I operate with integrity and stay on at E! if they're not willing to pay me the same as him?"
A new Pew Research Center study reveals gender and partisan gaps on whether women still face significant obstacles compared to men.
A new law calls on companies employing 250 people or more to submit their data by April 2018.
A growing number of award-winning actors are thrusting the issue of equality, in Hollywood and elsewhere, into the spotlight.
The annual Equal Pay Day is held to highlight the ongoing gender pay gap.
Martin and Nicole did an experiment and discovered that what's in a name depends on whether it's a man's or a woman's.
According to Adams, the wrong people are being asked about pay disparity in Hollywood.
A report claims that government tax and benefit policies will hit women harder than men.
Reducing the gender pay gap would add £150 billion to the economy by 2025, research shows.