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Ceo Compensation

The Middle Class Is Totally Hosed

Arthur Fox | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics
Arthur Fox

What most of us fail to recognize is that the gulf between the very rich and the rest of us will almost certainly continue to get worse, a lot worse! Most importantly, it may be too late to do much about it.

Ryan Grim

Exclusive Data Paints Troubling Picture Of Skyrocketing CEO Pay

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.14.2014 | Business

The rise in U.S. income inequality in recent decades is largely due to massive wealth accumulating at the top of the income scale. The press and popul...

Jamie Dimon's Pay

Jeff Danziger | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Republican Rx For Poverty: More CEOs

Steven Clifford | Posted 03.15.2014 | Comedy
Steven Clifford

Last week Republican leaders Marco Rubio, Paul Ryan and Eric Cantor called for their party to address the issues of poverty. Yesterday, the House Repu...

Son Of CEO 'Pulls Himself Up By Bootstraps'... To Become CEO

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.25.2013 | Comedy

If there's anything that truly defines the American dream, it's someone who pulls themselves up by the bootstraps in order to succeed; a person who ov...

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...

4 Reasons the SEC's New Ratio Test Will Not Decrease CEO Pay

Avi Sinensky | Posted 12.21.2013 | Business
Avi Sinensky

This proposal -- like some of the other rules implemented under Dodd-Frank -- will do little to accomplish the desired effect of narrowing the gap between employee compensation and executive compensation. If anything, it may have the opposite effect.

Cisco CEO's Pay Nearly Doubled

Reuters | Posted 11.30.2013 | Business

(Reuters) - Cisco Systems Inc Chief Executive John Chambers' total annual compensation almost doubled, the world's biggest network equipment maker sai...

Zach Carter

SEC Finally Proposes Disclosure Rule After 3 Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 09.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After a three-year wait, the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday proposed a new rule that would require corporations to disc...

Unions and Corporations: Failing to Unite, United to Fail

Dale Hansen | Posted 11.10.2013 | Business
Dale Hansen

The truth is both entities want the companies to succeed and until we start seeing corporations and unions as two sides of the same coin, we will continue to fight a useless rhetorical war where union leaders pay is inexplicably considered an important talking point.

CEO Shares $3.25 Million Bonus With Hourly Workers

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.03.2013 | Business

It may be Labor Day in America, but a Chinese CEO is getting into the true spirit of the holiday by celebrating his workers in a big way. For the ...

LOOK: CEO Pay Has Increased About 876 PERCENT Since 1978

Posted 08.29.2013 | Business

The above chart from the Keystone Research Center shows just how good the last 30-plus years have been for America's corporate chieftains. CEOs...

Why We Should Stop Subsidizing Sky-High CEO Pay

Robert Reich | Posted 09.16.2013 | Business
Robert Reich

Almost everyone knows CEO pay is out of control. What's less well-known is that you and I and other taxpayers are subsidizing this sky-high executive compensation.

Mark Gongloff

CEOs Made 273 Times Your Pay Last Year: Study

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 06.26.2013 | Business

The average CEO makes hundreds of times what the average worker makes. And the average CEO probably didn't earn it all. The average chief executive...

Mark Gongloff

Banker, CEO Pay Largely Responsible For Rising Inequality: Study

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 06.21.2013 | Business

In a recent defense of the 1 percent, Harvard economist Greg Mankiw admitted it might be bad if the rich got richer by sucking cash from the economy w...

Deflating Minimum Wage Costs Workers Billions of Dollars

Ralph Nader | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics
Ralph Nader

Today, the federal minimum wage stands at $7.25 per hour. Had it simply kept pace with inflation since 1968, it would be about $10.70 per hour, which amounts to nearly $300,000 in lost wages. So where did the billions of lost wages go?

Study: CEOs Are Terrible At Management

Forbes | Susan Adams | Posted 05.28.2013 | Business

A new study shows that CEOs are doing a lousy job when it comes to people management. The study, a joint project by the Center for Leadership Developm...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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...

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...

"I Quit!": What CEOS, Including Andrew Mason, Can Learn From Pope Benedict's Decision

Adam Hanft | Posted 05.14.2013 | Business
Adam Hanft

A new tradition of CEOs stepping aside when they know that there are better equipped leaders for their companies would be a valuable contribution to capitalism. Sometimes -- as Pope Benedict reminded us -- the current CEO doesn't have a prayer.

Report: High CEO Pay Relies On 'Self-Serving Myth'

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 02.11.2013 | Business

A new report undermines a common rationale for paying chief executives huge sums. The notion that CEOs will jump ship lured by the offer of better ...

Bank CEO Takes Big Pay Cut

Reuters | Posted 01.24.2013 | Business

(Reuters) - Morgan Stanley Chief Executive Officer James Gorman received lower compensation for 2012 after profits declined but the bank showed progr...

Outrageous Executive Compensation: Corporate Boards, Not the Market, Are to Blame

Ed Lawler | Posted 12.17.2012 | Business
Ed Lawler

If boards do not reduce how much executives are compensated, there is a good possibility that further government regulations will be created and that large shareholders will become more active.