As the world championships inch closer, the pay dispute between USA Hockey and the women's national team is getting hotter. The two parties still haven't come to terms on a deal.

USA Hockey said Saturday that it plans to meet with players and their representatives on Monday to try to reach a deal and prevent a players boycott.

Dee Spagnuolo, a partner at the law firm Ballard-Spahr, which is representing the players, told CNNMoney that the women are asking for a $68,000 annual salary and child care, maternity leave and other benefits.

The players also want the opportunity to compete in more games throughout the year. Currently, Spagnuolo said, they only engage in about nine competitions during a non-Olympic calendar year.

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