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Executive Pay


Can Shareholders Stop Over-the-Top CEO Pay?

May 18, 2011 /

by Inequality.org


This year, for the first time, shareholders in the United States can vote on CEO pay. UK shareholders have had that right since 2002, but it hasn't slowed CEO pay excess. A new UK High Pay Commission report explores why.

A Window into America’s Executive Suites

April 25, 2011 /

by Inequality.org


The data in the latest executive compensation survey from the AFL-CIO effectively debunk the justifications for excessive pay that come from CEO flacks — and buttress the Dodd-Frank reform act provision that requires major firms to disclose the pay ratio between their top execs and typical workers.

CEO Pay Bashing, Tea Party-Style

March 13, 2011 /

by Sam Pizzigati


Has Jim DeMint, the right-wing senator leading the assault on federal domestic spending, finally gone too far? His corporate executive benefactors may soon come to think so.

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