executive pay

Disney, a filmmaker and activist, has been outspoken about income inequality, and has said she donated the majority of her inheritance.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants employees to have a seat at the boardroom table — several, in fact.
What can be done to deter pharmaceutical companies from jacking up prices of critical drugs? To prevent Wall Street banks
Executive pay is a high-profile topic which almost everyone has an opinion about, and many believe the entire system is broken. But despite being well-intentioned, many suggested reforms may not be targeting the elements of pay that are most critical for shareholder value and society.
Let's not pop the Prosecco just yet. Another SEC rule being debated now would effectively endorse the root cause of excessive CEO pay -- the practice of paying CEOs based on the company's stock price.
It seems that Yale and other great American universities increasingly are being run from the top as though they were like Fortune 500 companies, investment banks and hedge funds. If so, what does that say about America? How do we make it stop?
Instead of spending more time and money on keeping pay information secret, how about administering pay correctly so that there is nothing that needs to be kept secret?
In a recent study, Americans told researchers they thought CEO pay at major corporations was approximately 30 times more
Wall Street is the epicenter of our environmental crisis. To ignore that fact is to risk dooming our other climate efforts to failure, or to use them merely as palliatives for troubled consciences. There's no other way to say this: Capitalism, as practiced on Wall Street today, is an existential threat to humanity.
It's not uncommon for companies to tweak their math when calculating performance-based pay. In theory, the goal is to correct
Mark Jacobs, a top GOP contender for the seat of departing Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin (D), made more than $34 million as a top executive at Reliant Energy, while his company repeatedly suffered major losses, & at times avoided paying federal income taxes.
Iowa is a critical state in the 2014 midterms. The Senate electoral map has Democrats playing defense in many conservative
Just as women had to raise their voices to get the right to vote; the right to participate in sports and the right to hold elected office, bringing about gender equality in the workplace requires women -- and men -- raising their voices too.
Let's scrap the word "inequality" in debates about economic fairness -- and start using the word "polarization."
In the meantime, Robin Bates, an English professor at St. Mary's and one of the campaigners, said their proposal is gaining