Amazon shareholders to vote on Rooney Rule

Erika Beras May 30, 2018
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Amazon shareholders to vote on Rooney Rule

Erika Beras May 30, 2018
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Amazon shareholders will vote today on adopting the Rooney Rule. Amazon’s board initially opposed the proposal, which requires interviewing minority candidates, including women, but has since reversed. The Rooney Rule originated in 2003 when the NFL began requiring teams to interview at least one minority candidate for top jobs. Other industries have adopted the rule and variations.

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