Five individuals, including a consultant who provides diversity, equity & inclusion (DE&I) training to employers, have filed a lawsuit seeking a preliminary injunction against Florida’s “Stop WOKE” Act.
On April 22, 2022, Florida enacted so-called “anti-woke” legislation, amending the Florida Civil Rights Act and potentially limiting the ability of employers to include discussions of “implicit bias” or systemic racism in workplace training.
A California court held that AB 979 - designed to increase diversity on corporate boards - was unconstitutional. How will this decision affect IE&D legislation? And how can corporations lean into this trend, while remaining within the bounds of the law?