Governor Forcing Companies to Get Woke

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Hundreds of California-based corporations must have directors from racial or sexual minorities on their boards under a first-in-the-nation bill signed Wednesday by Gov. Gavin Newsom.

The diversity legislation is similar to a 2018 measure that required boardrooms to have at least one female director by 2019. Like that measure, it could face court challenges from conservative groups who view it as a discriminatory quota.

Supporters evoked both the coronavirus pandemic that is disproportionately affecting minorities and weeks of unrest and calls for inclusion that followed the slaying of George Floyd in May in the custody of Minneapolis police.

After Floyd’s death, many corporations issued statements of support for diversity, but many haven’t followed through, said Assemblyman Chris Holden (D-Pasadena), who co-authored the bill.

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Tony Winters
Tony Winters
3 years ago

So once again companies are told to hire someone because they fall into some minority rather than to hire someone who can do the job. So if I apply for a job and I am very well qualified for that position and some GUY who want people to believe that HE is a Woman applies for that same job, and even if He is Less Qualified he will get the job to ensure that there is a Balance. Isn’t this the basic definition of Discrimination?

Susan
3 years ago

Get woke and go broke!

Brenda
Brenda
3 years ago

If they don’t have the experience, don’t be hiring. It’s your business, you select who you feel will lead your company in the right direction.

Les
Les
3 years ago

Move out of Marxifornia, newsome is in your corp making decisions, he is already in your bank account. WHERE NEXT!