• California may mandate a woman in the boardroom, but businesses are fighting it

    5 days ago - By TechCrunch

    Antoinette Siu
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    Antoinette Siu is a reporter for CALmatters .
    California is moving toward becoming the first state to require companies to have women on their boards -assuming the idea could survive a likely court challenge.
    Sparked by debates around fair pay, sexual harassment and workplace culture, two female state senators are spearheading a bill to promote greater gender representation in corporate decision-making. Of the 445 publicly traded companies in California, a quarter of them lack a single woman in their boardrooms.

    SB 826 , which won Senate...
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