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EDIT: Many people have asked for the sources I used for the data I cite in this dairy. Here you go. CNN/Money (August 30, 2005) CEO pay: Sky high gets even higher. Raise The Floor by Sklar, ...
by rok for dean
Comment Count 438 comments on Sun Dec 21, 2008 at 11:14 AM PST with 795 Recommends
Cross-posted at Attytood : There's a reason that Gordon Gekko's famous speech scene in "Wall Street" -- " The point is, ladies and gentleman, that greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed ...
by attytood
Comment Count 269 comments on Wed Feb 19, 2014 at 03:32 PM PST with 547 Recommends
That's exactly what Reed Hastings said today in his Op/Ed piece at the New York Times . In just a few ...
by Ellinorianne
Comment Count 295 comments on Sat Feb 07, 2009 at 09:23 AM PST with 415 Recommends
Dr Pepper Snapple Group CEO Larry Young pocketed $6.5 million last year. But he thinks his employees at Mott's applesauce plant in Williamson, N.Y.,
by Tula Connell
Comment Count 264 comments on Wed Sep 08, 2010 at 08:29 AM PDT with 370 Recommends
[ This article is by my friend John Lacny , a Pittsburgh-based labor activist. He wrote it at my request for my blog, Fire on the Mountain. Lacny possesses a pitiless eye for the mechanisms of ...
by lao hong han
Comment Count 113 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2014 at 08:17 PM PST with 280 Recommends
The looting of Hostess brands by its top executives is an object lesson in how CEO pay harms the 99 percent and kills the U.S. economy. Dow Jones had the scoop yesterday: The troubled Twinkie maker'
by LeslieLand
Comment Count 61 comments on Thu Apr 05, 2012 at 01:30 PM PDT with 244 Recommends
Remember Dan Price, the CEO who cut his own pay to raise the minimum annual pay at his company to $70,...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 106 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 08:51 AM PDT with 237 Recommends
Two studies released in the past few weeks are busting long-held myths about what makes our economy grow. The first came in June from three professors: Michael J. Cooper of the University of Utah, ...
by Working America
Comment Count 65 comments on Tue Jul 08, 2014 at 08:21 AM PDT with 237 Recommends
by xrepub
Comment Count 202 comments on Mon Jan 02, 2006 at 02:18 PM PST with 221 Recommends
Silly you. Bet you were confused, thinking that that extra money was hidden in your paycheck, a gift from those ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 54 comments on Sun Jul 03, 2011 at 05:45 AM PDT with 140 Recommends
The restaurant industry is a huge minimum-wage employer and lobbies hard against raising the minimum wage—but it ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 123 comments on Mon Jul 14, 2014 at 07:23 AM PDT with 114 Recommends
So I’m reading company proxy statements every day, analyzing the more arcane details of compensation for a blog I’m doing for work (http://ceopay.asyousow.org). I’m getting numbed to high CEO ...
by mygreekamphora
Comment Count 90 comments on Wed Apr 15, 2015 at 06:13 AM PDT with 111 Recommends
OK. This will be short Twigg's diary ...
by Brit
Comment Count 92 comments on Wed Dec 14, 2011 at 12:02 PM PST with 107 Recommends
Americans want the gap between CEO pay and average worker pay to be a lot smaller than they believe it to be—but they have no idea how big the gap really is . ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 95 comments on Thu Sep 25, 2014 at 10:31 AM PDT with 94 Recommends
One of the mandates of the Dodd-Frank financial reform act was for the Security and Exchange Commission to require all publicly held companies to disclose the ratio of CEO pay to the median pay of ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 32 comments on Tue Apr 07, 2015 at 08:46 AM PDT with 92 Recommends
Pearls of wisdom. Not the economics--because it is absurd, the reality not of "free market" competition but the reality of cronyism, corruption and greed. But, Dan Price saw the immorality of paying ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 36 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 07:15 AM PDT with 90 Recommends
From the Washington Post : For a long time in America, earnings and productivity went hand and hand: The more productive workers got, the more they made. That relationship appeared to break down ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 131 comments on Thu Jul 18, 2013 at 07:38 AM PDT with 89 Recommends
The federal government is paying a whole bunch of corporate executives' salaries, up to $763,000 a year and soon to be as much as $950,000 a year, because the executives work for federal ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 42 comments on Fri May 31, 2013 at 08:15 AM PDT with 86 Recommends
Ratio of CEO pay compared with average worker pay. On Sunday, The New York Times published its 2013 compensation survey of CEOs at ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 40 comments on Wed Apr 16, 2014 at 10:05 AM PDT with 79 Recommends
Last year, 26 corporations paid more to their CEOs than they paid in federal income taxes, neatly illustrating both that CEOs make too much and corporations don't pay nearly ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Aug 16, 2012 at 10:00 AM PDT with 72 Recommends