AEW: Women & Men to be Paid Equally, Lighter Schedule, Health Insurance, more


-- AEW President Tony Khan revealed after today's rally that wrestlers who sign with his new promotion will receive "favorable" schedules and will be taken care of. He elaborated and hinted that depending on the talent and the type of contract they sign, the wrestlers would have healthcare packages available to them, something WWE does not currently offer its contractors. He stressed that AEW will be an environment that will offer individuals the ability to gain full time employment - not just as wrestlers, but in the office.

-- CBO Brandi Rhodes stated today that men and women would be paid equally in AEW while Cody stated that in their promotion, wins and losses would matter, an obvious contrast to the current WWE climate.

-- Cody also announced that former WWE tag team performer Billy Gunn will be joining AEW as a producer: