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What Difference Does a $70,000 'Minimum Wage' Make?

Eryc Eyl | Posted 06.23.2015 | Business
Eryc Eyl

By the end of this year, no Gravity Payments employee will make less than $50,000 per year, and by the end of 2017, that number will be $70,000. While there's no doubt that there will be unintended consequences of this bold move, it's important to workers everywhere for a number of reasons.

Charity Exec Pay Is Catching Up With An Improving Economy: Report

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 09.24.2014 | Impact

A new survey is suggesting charities are climbing out of the Great Recession with the rest of America -- and their leaders are reaping the benefits. ...

Wealthy Businessman Pushes Bill Tying Corporate Taxes to CEO Salaries

Capital and Main | Gary Cohn | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

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California Bill Would Punish Companies For 'Out Of Whack' CEO Salaries

AP | By DON THOMPSON | Posted 06.24.2014 | Business

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California effort to lead a national debate over the growing wage gap between CEOs and average workers took its first st...

Top-Tier CEO Pay Grew Nearly 15 Times Faster Than Worker Pay Last Year

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 10.22.2013 | Business

The chief executives of the biggest U.S. companies just keep seeing huge leaps in pay, leaving the average worker further and further behind. The m...

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...

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...

How Much Apple's CEO Took Home In 2012

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 02.26.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK — Apple CEO Tim Cook got $4.2 million in pay for the latest fiscal year, a modest sum compared with last year, when the company's board...

Michigan Republicans Repeat Economy-Wrecking Doctrine

Harlan Green | Posted 02.11.2013 | Business
Harlan Green

Michigan is a textbook example of how ALEC and Americans for Prosperity, the big business lobby and the Koch Brothers have worked to bust unions.

What is the Future of U.S. Jobs? Could We Latte-Sipping Liberals Care Less?

Jane White | Posted 09.23.2012 | Politics
Jane White

In the not-so-old days U.S. companies valued their workers over their shareholders and compensated them well. True Blue Democrats have got to switch their loyalties to the working class from the One Percent.

In Case You Were Worried, Top Wall Street CEOs Got Nice Raises Last Year

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 06.05.2012 | Business

Last year was an awful one for many on Wall Street. But not everyone struggled. Some even partied like it was 2006. In fact, for the 50 people ran...

The Daily Szep - CEO Salaries

Paul Szep | Posted 07.29.2012 | Business
Paul Szep


Are MLB Stars Or Corporate CEOs More Likely To Justify Salaries?

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 04.25.2012 | Sports

By Ronald Blum, The Associated Press NEW YORK -- Marvin Miller says high salaries of Major League Baseball players are more justifiable than the hu...

What CEOs and Hedge Funds Don't Want the 99% to Understand

Roger Martin | Posted 03.15.2012 | Business
Roger Martin

Stock-based compensation has produced a volatility machine and that volatility is wrecking the American economy, while it makes CEOs and hedge fund managers rich.

'Nonprofit' Means Personal Wealth For CEOs

The Huffington Post | Max Rosenthal | Posted 12.20.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The chief executives of major companies are frequently blasted for their massive salaries, but new reports show that the heads of the na...

Rod Kurtz

How Much Should A CEO Really Make? | Rod Kurtz | Posted 08.15.2011 | Small Business

The rich, it seems, only get richer -- even during tough times. Despite an economic hangover stemming from the Great Recession and continued struggles...

10 CEOs Who Got Rich By Cutting Jobs

Mother Jones | Josh Harkinson | Posted 07.13.2011 | Business

The insecurity of the middle class has a lot to do with how executives are paid. Bonuses pegged to stock prices encourage CEOs to mercilessly outsourc...

JPMorgan Chief Gets $19 Million Raise

Posted 06.08.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (By By Clare Baldwin and Jonathan Stempel) After piloting the No. 2 U.S. bank through the financial crisis relatively unscathed, JPMo...

Media CEO Salaries Rise, $43 Million Moonves Tops List

New York Times | JOSEPH PLAMBECK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Top executives at the country's largest media companies continued to reel in multimillion-dollar pay packages in 2009, a year of widespread cost-cutti...

Mediocre CEOs: 9 Execs Screwed Up And Still Made Big Bucks

The Big Money | Heidi N. Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Why aim for greatness when mediocrity pays just as well? The financial crisis has changed a lot about our economy, but one thing remains a constant: P...

Executive Compensation Essentially Unchanged From Last Year Despite Stock Performance

CNN Money | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Compensation for top executives at many of the nation's largest publicly traded firms was essentially unchanged last year, even as the stock market pl...

Pay Caps Will Probably Apply Only To A Few Execs, Many Will Find Loopholes

AP | STEVENSON JACOBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — The squeeze on big paydays for executives of bailed-out banks will probably leave Wall Street plenty of wiggle room. Consultants on e...

Obama Reins in Wall Street Excess

Rep. Barbara Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Barbara Lee

President Obama has taken an important step towards bringing fairness and a dose of reality to Wall Street. In this same vain, I will be re-introducing the Income Equity Act.

Working People and Good Jobs are the Foundation of Our Economy, Not the Problem

Terence M. O'Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Terence M. O'Sullivan

Even more disturbing than the inaccuracy of the attacks against working people is the premise on which they are based.

CEOs Need to Run for Sheriff Just Once

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

The financial system was supposedly broke. America wants the CEOs begging for cash to act like broke people.