These businesses ignored that HB2 allows private business to administer their own facilities policies, where as the Charlotte Ordinance forced public and private business alike to ban single sex facilities.
Many of these businesses and their CEO’s called HB2 ‘discriminatory’, including the CEO of Wells Fargo and PayPal’s Peter Thiel. In the last two days, both of these men are now facing some serious scandals.
The Wells Fargo CEO is facing being docked up to $45 million by the company:
BREAKING: Wells Fargo CEO and former consumer banking executive to forfeit millions in stock awards amid sales practices scandal.
— The Associated Press (@AP) September 27, 2016
Why the huge swing at the CEO? Over the sales practices scandal that included, “millions of bogus customer accounts were opened by its bankers in the names of existing customers and outsiders, all to meet relentless sales quotas imposed from above.“.
A start-up that was funded with Federal money and Co-founded by PayPal’s Thiel is now facing hiring discrimination charges:
— A.P. Dillon (@APDillon_) September 28, 2016
Perhaps less social justice activism and a little more attention to business and ethics might be a good idea.