Tuesday, September 03, 2019

CA legalizes discrimination

SB 826, passed last year, added a section to the California Corporations Code to mandate that all corporations must include at least one female on their boards of directors. Larger corporations must include more than one. The benefit to corporations is unclear. The benefit to the state of California is even less clear.

Note that they do not need to include any males. A board of directors which is 100% female would be perfectly okay with the California Legislature, just not one which is 100% male. This is, somehow, not discriminatory.

3 comments:

bruce said...

How much you want to bet someone will sue over this?

Jayhawk said...

No male would be so ridiculous. Females already did, thus the new law.

bruce said...

only with an all-female board perhaps?

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