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Pay Caps

Alice Hines

No Way Up: Walmart’s Workers Decry Dead-End Poverty | Alice Hines | Posted 11.26.2012 | Business

Two years ago, when she started working at the deli counter of a Walmart in Illinois, Lisa hoped that her job would amount to the beginning of a caree...

NYT: A Ban Of 'Too Big To Fail' Banks Is Missing In Financial Reform Bills

The New York Times | Editorial | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If we have learned anything over the last couple of years, it is that banks that are too big to fail pose too much of a risk to the economy. Any serio...

INVESTIGATION: Are Obama Officials Helping Execs Avoid Pay Caps?

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A congressional oversight committee opened an investigation yesterday into whether the Obama administration is circumventing a law that limits lavish ...

Sam Stein

Axelrod Defends Circumventing Executive Pay Caps: Don't Want To Create "Disincentives" (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of President Barack Obama's closest advisers defended on Sunday moves to help executives at major banks avoid restrictions on lavish pay, saying t...

Stimulus Package Contains Strict New Restrictions On Executive Pay

Washington Post | Tomoeh Murakami Tse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The stimulus package Congress was poised to pass tonight imposes new restrictions on executive compensation that could erase multimillion dollar pay p...