Why the Governor Should Veto AB 1209

While the business community is strongly in favor of gender pay equity and many of us worked diligently two years ago to enact SB 358 (Jackson) to make California’s Equal Pay Act the “toughest in the nation,” Governor Brown should veto AB 1209 (Gonzalez Fletcher), which is intended to publicly shame companies based upon a mistaken belief that such action is necessary to ensure compliance with the law. (Chris Micheli in Fox and Hounds Daily, 09/26/17)