Posted Tuesday, March 22, 2022 10:12 AM | Contributed by Jeff
Walt Disney Co. employees at corporate locations across the U.S. plan to get up from their desks and head to the exits Tuesday to protest CEO Bob Chapek's response to Florida legislation that LGBTQ advocates have dubbed the "Don't Say Gay" bill. CEO Bob Chapek has come under intense internal criticism and public scrutiny for not having taken a more forceful stand against HB 1557.
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It was pretty stupid for Chapek to suggest they could just respond with "great inclusive content" or whatever he said, especially with Pixar people complaining about everything that was cut over the years. But I think seeing a broader corporate ESG movement is a great thing. Elected officials follow the money instead of the electorate, so it only makes sense that people demand more of the companies writing the checks.
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