The WNBA and its players reached an agreement in the new Collective Bargaining Agreement or CBA for short. After opting out of the last CBA in November, the players came to the table prepared to change the league.
The new agreement includes a significant pay raise, a potential for a 50/50 split of revenue, more marketing opportunities, and increased family benefits.
The league will now invest more money into marketing to ensure that the best players get recognized. The family benefits that have been added to include full salary during maternity leave, with a $5,000 stipend for childcare.
The new CBA is a huge win for the players and the future of the WNBA.