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  •  It needs to be MEDIAN pay, not AVERAGE! (1+ / 0-)
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    PSzymeczek
    A new rule proposed by the Securities and Exchange Commission would require companies to disclose the ratio of CEO pay compared to the pay of the average worker ...
    Three guys walk into a bar, Bill Gates and two others. On the average, they are billionaires!

    Median pay would be a much better measure.

    “Americans are fighters. We're tough, resourceful and creative, and if we have the chance to fight on a level playing field, where everyone pays a fair share and everyone has a real shot, then no one - no one - can stop us. ”-- Elizabeth Warren

    by Positronicus on Sat Oct 26, 2013 at 03:30:24 PM PDT

    •  Oh, wait, it already is ... (1+ / 0-)
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      From the AFL-CIO boilerplate letter ...

      I strongly support the SEC’s proposal requiring companies to disclose the CEO-to-median worker pay ratio, as required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
      Nevermind ... (RIP, Gilda)

      “Americans are fighters. We're tough, resourceful and creative, and if we have the chance to fight on a level playing field, where everyone pays a fair share and everyone has a real shot, then no one - no one - can stop us. ”-- Elizabeth Warren

      by Positronicus on Sat Oct 26, 2013 at 03:34:08 PM PDT

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