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American Woman Becomes Highest-Paid Exec In Britain

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.10.2013 | Business

An American female executive has finally risen to the top of one nation's pay ranks. Burberry CEO and Indiana native, Angela Ahrendts, is now the ...

Unequal Pay - 50 Years and Getting Worse

Martha Burk | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics
Martha Burk

Let's raise a glass to celebrate the 50th birthday of the Equal Pay Act, but not too high. If things don't change, we're on the road to a permanent (mostly female) underclass. We still have a lot of work to do.

Bank CEO Pay Jumps Again

AP | By CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 08.05.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Top bankers keep getting bigger paydays. The median pay for bank CEOs jumped 22 percent in 2012, according to a repor...

CEO Pay Soars In 2012

AP | CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 07.22.2013 | Business

CEO pay has been going in one direction for the past three years: up. The head of a typical large public company made $9.7 million in 2012, a 6.5 per...

Mark Gongloff

CEOs Got A Bigger Pay Raise Than You Did Last Year | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.16.2013 | Business

Hey, don't feel bad, vassals, CEOs are just like you -- they, too, only got tiny raises last year. Of course, unlike you, when CEOs get raises, the...

Big Pharma CEOs Rake in $1.57 Billion in Pay

Ethan Rome | Posted 07.08.2013 | Business
Ethan Rome

For people who were blown away to learn recently that the 11 largest global pharmaceutical companies made an astonishing $711 billion in profits over the last decade, here's another measure of the industry's greed.

Zach Carter

Fix The Debt CEOs Bring $1 Billion From Tax Loopholes | Zach Carter | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Companies in the Fix the Debt coalition, which advocates for federal austerity policies, qualified for $1 billion or more in tax breaks ...

Sony's Top To Give Up Bonuses As Company Struggles

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 05.01.2013 | Business

Approximately 40 Sony senior executives are voluntarily taking a pay cut as the company’s profits continue to suffer. Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai is ju...

CEO-To-Worker Pay Ratio Ballooned 1,000 Percent Since 1950!

Posted 05.01.2013 | Business

We’ve made progress on a lot of things since the 1950s and so have CEOs -- in their quest for more money that is. The ratio of CEO-to-worker pay...

Everyone's Business: Why the Private Sector should be Accountable to the Public

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 06.26.2013 | Business
Sanjay Sanghoee

The private sector should be held to the same standard of scrutiny that the government itself receives from the people, and corporate governance should be as much a matter of public debate and law as political governance.

Corporate Governance and CEO Pay: The Cesspool at the Top

Dean Baker | Posted 06.17.2013 | Business
Dean Baker

The high pay for those at the top does not come out of the air; it comes from everyone else's paycheck. There is no single policy that would reverse this enormous upward redistribution of income, but reining in CEO pay has to be an important part of the story.

America's CEO-To-Worker Pay Ratio Even Worse Than You Thought

Posted 04.15.2013 | Business

When the S&P 500 index soared to a record high earlier this month, everyone from investors and CEOs were reaping the benefits. Everyone, that is, e...

CEOs Are Still Living The Good Life

Posted 04.08.2013 | Business

CEOs are living the good life. On the company’s dime. America's 100 best-paid corporate chiefs got an 18.7 percent boost in their perks packages...

Macy's CEO Gets Pay Cut

AP | SARAH SKIDMORE | Posted 04.04.2013 | Business

-- Macy's gave its chief executive Terry Lundgren pay package worth $11.3 million in 2012. That's down 22 percent from 2011 as he failed to meet all ...

Ex-Sears CEO Takes Major Pay Cut

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.31.2013 | Business

-- The CEO of Sears Holding Corp. received a compensation package worth nearly 90 percent less in 2012 than the prior year. Louis D'Ambrosio's becam...

Analysis: Walmart's CEO Gets Paid 1,034 Times More Than Walmart Workers

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.29.2013 | Business

Meet Mike Duke, king of the CEO-to-worker pay ratio. The Walmart CEO gets paid 1,034 times more than the median Walmart worker, according to a new ...

Bank of America CEO Was Paid How Much?

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 05.29.2013 | Business

Bank of America says chief executive Brian Moynihan received a 2012 compensation package worth $7.4 million, down slightly from the prior year, accord...

Oil CEO Gets $260 Million On His Way Out The Door

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.28.2013 | Business

It's not news that CEOs get paid way more than you do, but recent reports reveal that some are getting paid even more not to come to work anymore. ...

Guess Whose Pay Is Growing 3 Times Faster Than Yours

Posted 03.28.2013 | Business

If you feel like your pay isn’t going up, then you’re probably not a CEO. CEO pay rose 8 percent on average last year, according to an analysi...

Major Changes For Pepsi CEO

AP | Posted 03.24.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- PepsiCo gave CEO Indra Nooyi a pay package worth $12.6 million last year, down 11 percent from the previous year, as the soda-and-snack fo...

Break Up Executive Pay, Not the Banks, to Fix Too-Big-to-Fail

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 05.19.2013 | Business
Sanjay Sanghoee

While in theory the system pays people for responsible decision-making, in practice it rewards executives for generating outsize returns even at the expense of the company's future.

Mary Jo White: Wall Street Watch Dog or Lap Dog? The CEO Pay Test

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 05.11.2013 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

Mary Jo White is touted as a former tough prosecutor with the ability to police Wall Street. She is at the top of her profession, with experience as a leading corporate defense attorney. And it is this very experience that raises questions as to whether she can and will do the job.

Bailed-Out Automaker Denies Damning Accusations

Reuters | Posted 04.28.2013 | Business

* Disputes reports saying automaker requested pay increase * Says requested $9 mln pay package, not $11.1 mln * GM says ...

Why Is the Entire Economic Recovery Going to the Top One Percent?

Les Leopold | Posted 04.24.2013 | Business
Les Leopold

As our economy recovers ever so slowly, only the wealthy have recovered at all. Why are the rest of us left behind?

Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

Forbes | Glenn Llopis | Posted 05.01.2014 | Small Business

Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an is...