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    Dutch parlement pushes forced 30% womensquota

    Rejoice. Today dutch parlement pushed a law that forces companies to hire atleast 30% women in boardroom positions, regardless of quality and availability.

    Being the first, globally, the parlement is in direct conflict with several anti discrimination laws, but thinks this is the only way to increase the ammount of women in top positions.

    Personally, i think the best person should get the job. Period. As a result of this, the next decade female accomplishments will mean nothing, as a female top position has diminished to value of a participation trophy. You just have to be female. Other minorities will stand in line to demand their own quotas.

    Thoughts?

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    Where's your source?

    And this sort of thread isn't allowed

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grimbold21 View Post
    Where's your source?

    And this sort of thread isn't allowed
    Just out, just dutch media for now

    https://www.nu.nl/politiek/6015271/k...ijfsleven.html

    What isnt allowed? Discussing ground breaking job market decisions? Or governments ignoring discrimination laws? Or is it because it has the word womensquota in it? Thats a real thing now. Get used to it.
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    A thirty percent quota is perfectly reasonable if your country has more women than men.
    If you can't find a handful of qualified women to supervise a company you're not looking at the right things.

    the parlement is in direct conflict with several anti discrimination laws
    No, it's not.
    but thinks this is the only way to increase the ammount of women in top positions.
    Companies have had years to fix this themselves, they refused to deal with it so the government had to step in.
    Less than 10% of all companies reached the 30%; that's just disgusting.

    To quote a member of parliament: "Waar geen wil is, is een wet."
    (In Dutch we say: 'Waar een wil is, is een weg.' meaning 'Where there’s a will, ther’s a way.'.. They changed it to 'Where there's no will, there's a law.')

    Other minorities will stand in line to demand their own quotas.
    Seems fine with me. Is it unreasonable to ask for at least a single person of colour?

    Thoughts?
    Thanks to the Christian Democrats, Greens, Labour parties, Socialist Party and social-Liberals it's the law now, so you have to deal with it.
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    I hate to point that out, but even edgelords most realize that a lot of boardroom are filled with decorative people, who are here to touch the indemnity and vote what they are told to vote.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thereturn View Post
    What isnt allowed?
    Talking about gender issues. Whatever spin you want to put on this is irrelevant.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sarahtasher View Post
    I hate to point that out, but even edgelords most realize that a lot of boardroom are filled with decorative people, who are here to touch the indemnity and vote what they are told to vote.
    Nah, it are the supervisory boards.
    The Socialist Party was needed and so they added quote some more things.
    It also includes cultural diversity, daycare access, etc.

    Want to know who made sure this happened? Not just activists.. The social and economic council, the most important advisory council of the government, was pushing it.
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    If I identify as a womyn, are they forced to hire me ?

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    "I think the right person for the job should be hired", translation: - The right person for the job is a man, so why pass a law giving femoids a chance??

    As if the right person is always hired for the job as long as it's a he... History, would disagree.

    Forbidden topic is forbidden though, so not much else to say.
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