"At this moment of tremendous pride for America, the sad equation remains all too clear, and Americans won't stand for it anymore," Molly Levinson, spokeswoman for the players in their equal pay lawsuit, told BuzzFeed News. "These athletes generate more revenue and garner higher tv ratings but get paid less simply because they are women. It is time for the Federation to correct this disparity once and for all."
The sides have agreed to mediate the lawsuit.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.