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Norway started the movement in 2003 with a 40% female quota for corporate boards, and since then countries like Spain, Israel, Kenya, Portugal, and Germany have followed suit with their own quotas.India’s gender quota for boards of directors led to a troubling trend|Claire Zillman|February 9, 2021|Fortune
His findings encouraged Congress to set quotas to limit the immigration of so-called “inferior” national groups from places like Russia, Poland and Italy.
Sudan received more people in three weeks from Tigray than the United States is willing to take as its quota of refugees in a year.Ethiopia’s unfolding humanitarian crisis, explained by a top aid official|Jen Kirby|December 3, 2020|Vox
If you don’t meet that quota, they’re gonna get you out of there.What one of Amazon’s biggest critics thinks the future of the retail industry means for workers|Shirin Ghaffary|December 3, 2020|Vox
Still, one of the biggest worries about board quotas—that directorships will go to “token” women who are under-qualified—didn’t materialize.Will Nasdaq’s board diversity push work? Canada provides some clues|Claire Zillman, reporter|December 2, 2020|Fortune
Starting in the 1970s, then MPAA president Jack Valenti began what was to become a decades-long fight against the quota system.
In response to the screen quota cut, South Korea established a “cinema tax” on the box office.
Despite the financial remedy, partial repeal of the screen quota has imperiled the domestic market.
Supported by Washington, the domestic quota was cut from 90 days to 30.
I am fighting that quota because I am an advocate of competition.
But we could not, because, once we had given a fair quota to the left, there was not enough stuff in our lockers for the right.Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2|Ian Hamilton
Every pantry, turkey-roost, and hog-pen in the dear old State was called upon to furnish its quota for the feast.
His guests were always ready to laugh at his words and add their quota to the sum of vituperation.
He had brought with him three hundred Spartans, as the quota furnished by that city.Xerxes|Jacob Abbott
Each salesman is given a monthly quota—based on salary, territory, and previous sales—which he is expected to reach.