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A new lawsuit is challenging a California law that requires corporations to elect a minimum number of women to their boards of directors.
The law, passed in 2018, requires all companies to have at least one woman on their board by 2020 (all female boards are apparently acceptable). By 2022, companies with five-member boards will need to have at least two female directors, those with six or more directors will need at least three women on their board.
Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) sued California Secretary of State Alex Padilla, the state official in charge of administering SB 826. They are arguing that the California law mandating sexism amounts to unconstitutional sex discrimination.