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Loyalty and Responsibility

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 05.31.2014 | Politics
William B. Bradshaw

We hear so much these day about banks and companies that have become so large they are unable to manage themselves -- that there are so many layers of bureaucracy that illegal and unethical behavior can go undetected for years.

Adriana Usero

Oh, Now Darrell Issa's Angry About Bonuses, But ...

HuffingtonPost.com | Adriana Usero | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Last week, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) took issue with the IRS for paying bonuses t...

Big Job Cuts Coming

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business

* Bank says 10,000-12,000 jobs to go, including 7,000 in UK * Says 'competitive' market drove 10 pct bonus rise ...

J.C. Penney's Overcompensated Ex-CEO Still Sinking Its Stock

Denise Mattson | Posted 03.24.2014 | Business
Denise Mattson

From the Pope to billionaires, people are beginning to reject today's popular CEO compensation formula as unjust. There is no reason other than greed to explain how one human's contribution can be worth more than the contribution of 1,000.

Pope Rails Against 'Greed' Economy

Reuters | Posted 02.11.2014 | Business

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Pope Francis attacked mega-salaries and big bonuses on Thursday, saying in the fir...

How Uncle Sam Treats Your Extra Cash

Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA | Posted 01.25.2014 | Money
Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA

'Tis the holiday season, and that means vacation time, holiday parties and, the most loaded perk, holiday bonuses. But before spending your bonus, find out how much you'll really receive after taxes are withheld.

Go Bonus: It's More Important Now Than Ever

Ed Lawler | Posted 11.20.2013 | Business
Ed Lawler

Some organizations have already converted salary increases to bonus payments. But quite a few are still procrastinating, perhaps with the hope that inflation will give them more of a chance to give larger pay increases that are based on performance.

Ryan Grim

Tea Partiers Lavished Government Money On Staff After Losing Reelection

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After Todd Akin lost the Missouri Senate race to Democrat Claire McCaskill in November, he had one final piece of business to take care ...

Jack Lew Faces Questions Over NYU Bonus Ahead Of Treasury Secretary Confirmation

The Huffington Post | Eleazar David Meléndez | Posted 02.26.2013 | Business

The day before a crucial Senate vote to confirm the nation’s next Treasury secretary, Obama nominee Jack Lew is facing questions about certain unusu...

Huge Bummer For Morgan Stanley Employees

Reuters | Posted 01.15.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley is deferring 100 percent of the bonuses for high-earning employees, according to three sources familiar with the ...

WOW: These CEO Perks Are Absolutely Outrageous

24/7 Wall St. | Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 12.14.2012 | Business

24/7 Wall St.: The outcry about overpaid CEOs has gone on for years as the financial press combs SEC statements for outlandish pay packages that somet...

4 Ways to Be a Good Santa / Bad Santa at the Office

Jim Finkelstein | Posted 02.11.2013 | Business
Jim Finkelstein

It is that mythical time of the year where businesses start trying to spread holiday cheer. In many cases, this is a pretty picture replete with one-time bonuses and upbeat messages. In other cases, this is another wonderful example of corporate hype.

5 Bosses Way Cooler Than Yours

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 12.04.2012 | Business

Most workers are probably more familiar with the idea of horrible bosses than great ones, but there are a few sweet company heads out there. Remember ...

Company Breaks Promise Of Retirement Bonuses

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 09.14.2012 | Business

Recently retired workers at RG Steel are being told they will not get an expected retirement bonus after all. RG Steel had promised $10,000 retirem...

FedEx CEO's Nice Little Payday

AP | SAMANTHA BOMKAMP | Posted 08.14.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- The founder and top executive at FedEx Corp. received a pay package worth $13.7 million in the most recent fiscal year, nearly double a ye...

Bankers Win Court Battle To Get $64 Million In Crisis-Era Bonuses

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 05.09.2012 | Business

It seems like a law of the universe: Water flows downhill, and bankers eventually get their bonuses. A group of 104 London investment bankers won a...

Shareholder Pay Revolt Drives Major CEO To Resign

AP | Posted 05.08.2012 | Business

LONDON -- The chief executive of Aviva, Britain's largest insurer, has resigned following a shareholder revolt over executive pay, the company said Tu...

Why CEOs Love This Stock Market Rally

Reuters | Posted 06.02.2012 | Business

* Gains in stock options, restricted shares offset modest bonuses * Stock grants made during 2009 market lows now look good ...

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...

Big Bank Whistleblower Claims It Cost Him Major Bonus Money

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.21.2012 | Business

One banker is claiming that blowing the whistle on his colleagues' inappropriate behavior cost him millions. Edward Williems, a former senior inve...

Don't Get Too Comfortable: Big Bank Takes Back Some Bonus Pay For Execs

AP | ROBERT BARR | Posted 02.21.2012 | Business

LONDON -- Lloyds Banking Group has canceled bonus payments for its former chief executive and a dozen other directors over their involvement in the co...

ICE COLD: GM Freezes Pension Plans For Salaried Workers

AP | JEFF KAROUB | Posted 04.16.2012 | Business

DETROIT — General Motors Co. plans to freeze its U.S. pension plan for longtime white-collar workers and give all salaried employees annual bonu...

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...

Bank CEO Turns Down Bonus Amid Criticism

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 03.30.2012 | Business

LONDON — Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive Stephen Hester will not be accepting a 1 million pound ($1.5 million) bonus that drew criticism ...