Germany to Require 30 Pct Women in Top Boardrooms

German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses the media during a joint press conference as part of a meeting with the Prime Minister of Poland, Ewa Kopacz, at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses the media during a joint press conference as part of a meeting with the Prime Minister of Poland, Ewa Kopacz, at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

BERLIN— Germany’s coalition government wants major companies to have at least 30 percent women on its supervisory boards. The leaders of Germany’s Social Democrats and...

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