#GAReads | Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill requiring California corporate boards to include women

 photo credit: Neon Tommy (originally posted to Flickr as Jerry Brown) [ CC BY-SA 2.0 ],  via Wikimedia Commons

photo credit: Neon Tommy (originally posted to Flickr as Jerry Brown) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill requiring California corporate boards to include women”:

Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday signed a bill into law that makes California the first state to require corporate boards of directors to include women, saying that despite potentially “fatal” legal problems in the measure, it is time to force action.

“Given all the special privileges that corporations have enjoyed for so long, it’s high time corporate boards include the people who constitute more than half the ‘persons’ in America,” Brown wrote in a signing message.

Read Patrick McGreevy’s full article at the Los Angeles Times here…