03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Pay Czar Ken Feinberg Raised Base Pay At Bailed Out Firms

Treasury Department pay czar Kenneth Feinberg last week announced sharp cuts in total compensation at the finance and auto companies under his control.

But while he cut total compensation by half, he substantially increased one important element -- regular salaries, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis.

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