From: anim8rfsk <anim8rfsk@cox.net>
Subject: Re: Weinstein Company sold
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From: anim8rfsk <anim8rfsk@cox.net>
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Subject: Re: Weinstein Company sold
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In article <p7bscf$5h3$1@dont-email.me>, Obveeus<Obveeus@aol.com> 
wrote:

> On 3/2/2018 10:51 AM, anim8rfsk wrote:
> > In article <p7bnv2$3lp$1@dont-email.me>, Obveeus<Obveeus@aol.com>
> > wrote:
> > 
> >> On 3/2/2018 9:35 AM, anim8rfsk wrote:
> >>> In article <p7bkmi$b3c$1@dont-email.me>, Obveeus<Obveeus@aol.com>
> >>> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> The Weinstein company has a sale agreement in place for the company.
> >>>> The new ownership, led by Maria Contreras-Sweet (head of the Small
> >>>> Business Administration under Obama) will set aside $90Million for
> >>>> Weinstein's victims,
> >>>
> >>> So, what, about $25 apiece?
> >>
> >> I suspect this $90million set aside will bring more claims out of the
> >> woodwork.
> > 
> > Oh, absolutely.
> > 
> >>>    keep the 150 or so employees employed,
> >>>
> >>> Because none of them were complicit
> >>
> >> I think the complicit employees already quit the company and filed
> >> lawsuits claiming that they were victims.  I hope there is a way to
> >> exclude them from any payouts.  As for complicit board members...yes,
> >> they probably all need to be replaced, even if some of them did start
> >> protesting in the later years.
> >>
> >>>    and promises
> >>>> to create a new executive board that is mostly female.
> >>>
> >>> Because that shouldn't send her straight to prison.
> >>>
> >>> Oh, wait, yes, it should.
> >>
> >> I have no idea why they think statements like that aren't proof of
> >> sexual discrimination.
> > 
> > I know!  Can you imagine if they'd said "we ain't gonna have no stupid
> > broads on the board"
> > 
> >    Maybe the board is filled with unpaid positions
> >> so it doesn't count as a job?
> > 
> > LOL.  I'm unclear on what an 'executive board' does anyway.
> 
> They are the ones who vote to increase the salary of the CEO as long as 
> he promises to pay all the sexual assault claims out of his own pocket 
> going forward.
> 
> The real trick is that various CEOs of various companies can agree to be 
> on the board of directors for each other's companies...and then they can 
> literally sit around giving each other huge raises and guaranteed stock 
> options.

Right.  But what I'm not sure of here is if "Board of Directors" = 
"Executive Board"

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