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Howard Stern Wanted How Much In Stock Awards?

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.18.2012 | Business

In the words of his America’s Got Talent co-judge Howie Mandel, radio personality Howard Stern’s lawsuit against SiriusXM is a decisive “no deal...

Revolt At Citi, Shareholders Say 'No Way' On Pay

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.17.2012 | Business

DALLAS, April 17 (Reuters) - Directors of Citigroup Inc lost an advisory vote of shareholders on the company's executive compensation plan, the ban...

The 10 Hardest-Working Towns In America

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.15.2012 | Business

With relatively few Americans in the workforce, those who do have a job are working harder than ever these days. But which city’s got its nose press...

Raising the Bar to Get A Raise

Adele Scheele | Posted 06.10.2012 | Women
Adele Scheele

Make your luck happen!

Senators: Giving MF Global Execs Bonuses Probably Not A Good Idea

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 05.15.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — Senators are telling the trustee overseeing MF Global that it would be outrageous to pay bonuses to top executives of the collapsed...

Wall Street's Average Cash Bonus Expected To Fall To $121,000

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 04.30.2012 | Business

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Wall Street cash bonuses for 2011 are expected to drop 14 percent and profits are expected to drop by half for the second year in a ro...

Surprising Share Of U.S. Workers Netted Raises Last Year

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.30.2012 | Business

Incomes in America barely rose last year, and that's in part a result of companies deciding against doling out extra bucks if possible. Only a thir...

Why Asking for Money Is So Hard

Kathy Caprino | Posted 03.17.2012 | Women
Kathy Caprino

For women to be successful entrepreneurs, consultants, and small business owners, they must find new ways to strengthen their ability to authoritatively command the fees they deserve.

Loren Berlin

Government's 'Good News' For Defrauded Homeowners Questioned | Loren Berlin | Posted 01.04.2012 | Business

"If you faced foreclosure in 2009 or 2010, the government may have good news for you," reads new advertisements released by the federal government on ...

Best Corporations To Work For In The World

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.01.2012 | Business

When it comes to workplaces, a new report tries to argue money doesn't always buy happiness. According to The Great Place to Work Institute, a comp...

Wells Fargo 125% Fee Hike

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 12.31.2011 | Business
Iris Erlingsdottir

Forty-five dollars for a transaction that a few weeks ago cost $20. What's the $25 increase for?

California Prison Nurse Triples Her Income Due To Overtime Pay

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.27.2011 | Business

In California, putting in the extra hours can apparently really pay off. A California nurse working at a men's prison tripled her pay last year by...

Guilty Until Proven Innocent

David Protess | Posted 12.17.2011 | Chicago
David Protess

If you're convicted of a crime you didn't commit, good luck getting compensation for your time behind bars.

10 Major Cities Where Wages Are Rising Most

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.11.2011 | Business

There are some major cities where pay appears to be growing, but not that quickly -- and when you take inflation into account it might not be growing ...

You're a Widow in Libya... Now What?

Sarah Holewinski | Posted 12.10.2011 | World
Sarah Holewinski

Calls for justice after war are made compelling by horrendous stories of wrongdoing and resulting human suffering. But left out are people considered "collateral damage."

Goldman May Cut More Jobs Than Previously Indicated

Posted 11.27.2011 | Business

Goldman Sachs Group Inc may cut $1.45 billion in expenses by year's end, $250 million more than it indicated in July, in a move that could lead to...

Goldman Bonus Lawsuit Dismissed

Posted 11.26.2011 | Business

Goldman Sachs Group Inc's board of directors has won the dismissal of a lawsuit seeking to recover billions of dollars of bonus payouts and other ...

College Graduates Starting Wages Drop In Last Decade: EPI [GRAPH]

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.01.2011 | Business

Despite remaining the safest road to financial prosperity, a college degree isn't earning the recently graduated quite as much these days. The ave...

A Wisconsin Centennial Worth Celebrating

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Since the news yesterday was a bit depressing for progressives, I thought it was time to mark an important upcoming centennial: on the first of September in 1911, the first constitutional workers' compensation law took full effect in Wisconsin.

Executive Compensation's New Normal: A Missed Opportunity

Ed Lawler | Posted 08.20.2011 | Business
Ed Lawler

Executive pay in the U. S. skyrocketed to reach an all time high in 2010. Looking ahead, we will likely find that the pay distance between executives and the rest of their organizations has gotten even greater.

U.S. Pay Czar Approves High-Level Pay Structure At AIG, GM, Ally

Posted 06.09.2011 | Business

The U.S. pay czar will allow bailed-out firms American International Group (AIG.N), Ally Financial and General Motors (GM.N) to be flexible with the...

Fannie, Freddie Heads Received Large Pay Without Justification, Report Finds

Posted 06.01.2011 | Business

The heads of bailed-out mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae (FNMA.OB) and Freddie Mac (FMCC.OB) were paid fat salaries without proper written proc...

Wall Street Isn't Paid Enough

Bryce Covert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bryce Covert

Cross-posted from New Deal 2.0. A Bloomberg article from yesterday compared some numbers that should serve as a stark wake-up call: traders and inves...

Salary - Chicken and the Egg

Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone

Pete was laid off from a position he had been in for 15 years. The good news was he had an interview next week and just needed a little advice on int...

Separated at Worth

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marian Salzman

This is the eighth in a series of 12 posts expounding on the 2011 forecasts in the annual trends report from Salzman, president of Euro RSCG Worldwide...