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"We, the players of the NWSL, vow to build on the opportunity that has been afforded to us, as well as work to achieve these goals that have not yet been attained. We honor the vision and progress of those who came before us . . . Commit ourselves to doing all in our power for the betterment of our members so that we may best contribute to the common goal: a world-class product on the field, and to be role models and inspire the next generation off the field."
MAY. > The NWSLPA was officially founded. Yael Averbuch leads launch to help represent all NWSL players who have signed a Standard Player Agreement with the NWSL.
NOV. > The NWSLPA is officially recognized as the exclusive bargaining representative of all professional National Women's Soccer League players who are not allocated. Making the NWSLPA the first labor organization formed by NWSL Players.
JAN. > The NWSLPA hires first ever Executive Director, Yael Averbuch.
JUL. > The NWSLPA worked with the NWSL to become the first professional sports league to return to play amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
SEPT. > The NWSLPA sent notification to the NWSL initiating the first ever CBA negotiations, marking a historic moment for women's soccer in the United States.
MAR. > The NWSLPA began CBA negotiations with the NWSL
APR. > The NWSLPA hired Meghann Burke as Executive Director
JAN. > The NWSLPA ratified its historic first CBA on the eve of preseason.