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  • Workers work, CEOS get paid

    David Lazarus' framing of the CEO-worker pay gap allows us to see clearly an egregious error in thinking: How exactly does the chief executive demonstrate his worth? ("Executive pay is an insult to working families," Column, May 26) A CEO is often...
  • Public university tuition is up, and the numbers zero in on why

    Public university tuition is up, and the numbers zero in on why
    Two reports released this weekend about how public universities are spending their money have sparked widespread outrage across the country. One, from the Chronicle of Higher Education, outlined executive compensation at public universities, revealing...
  • Protesters target McDonald's headquarters in pay fight

    Protesters target McDonald's headquarters in pay fight
    Hundreds of McDonald's workers and community activists staged a protest Wednesday near the fast-food chain's headquarters in Oak Brook, seeking a wage increase to at least $15 per hour for employees. The demonstration was peaceful, with 138 protesters...
  • Try to close the CEO pay gap at California's peril

    SB 1372, a legislative attempt to curb chief executive pay so to close the "CEO-worker pay gap" would be a disaster for California. Not only would it give companies one more reason to flee the state, it would curtail entrepreneurial activity as well. ("...
  • Closing California's CEO-worker wage gap won't kill jobs

    Closing California's CEO-worker wage gap won't kill jobs
    Jon Healey's Opinion L.A. post "California Democrats seek to lower CEO pay" paints our bill to address the growing disparity between chief executive and worker pay (SB 1372) as a job-killing measure that will drive business out of California and hurt...
  • Corporate scapegoat watch: If earnings are soft, blame Obamacare!

    Corporate executives love nothing more than a scapegoat to saddle with blame for their own mediocre performances. As we reported late last year and USA Today confirms again, they're finding the Affordable Care Act to be a gold-plated gift. It's almost...
  • Time Warner Unmoved by Fox's Board Seat Offer

    21st Century Fox is willing to give Time Warner shareholders representation on its board as part of a bid for the media giant. However, participation in the leadership of the tightly controlled conglomerate may not be enough to make much difference,...
  • Allstate CEO pay rises 9.5 percent

    Allstate Corp. Chief Executive Tom Wilson had total compensation of $18.7 million in 2013, up 9.5 percent from the previous year, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. “An increase in overall premiums and a 24.3 percent...
  • Disney Chief Bob Iger Earns $34.3 Million in Fiscal 2013

    Disney CEO Bob Iger earned $34.3 million in fiscal 2013, a 15% drop from his 2012 compensation. Disney released details of Iger's compensation Monday as part of the proxy filing for its 2014 annual meeting, set for March 18 in Portland, Ore. The drop in...
  • Ray Irani to get $14-million lump sum after Occidental ouster

    Ray Irani to get $14-million lump sum after Occidental ouster
    Ray Irani, once the highest paid executive in the oil industry, is getting a $14-million lump sum as part of a $26-million settlement after being ousted as chairman of Occidental Petroleum Corp. Irani, who joined the Los Angeles oil company in 1983...
  • Discovery extends CEO David Zaslav's lucrative deal for 6 years

    Discovery Communications Inc. has extended Chief Executive David Zaslav's lucrative employment agreement for another six years, fortifying the leadership of the cable television programming company after a period of sustained growth. The deal...