New WNBA CBA to include salary bump, other cash compensation increases
The WNBA and the players' union have come to tentative terms on a new collective bargaining agreement that includes a significant salary bump for the league's highest-paid players, going from an annual base salary of $117,500 to $215,000.
The new CBA also includes other cash compensation increases, changes to free agency, travel improvements, additional motherhood and family-planning benefits, enhanced marketing and career-development opportunities, and changes to revenue-sharing potential.
"We believe it's a groundbreaking and historic deal," WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert said. "I'm proud of the players; they bargained hard, they...