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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...
  • Robert B. Reich: The 'you're paid what you're worth' myth

    It's often assumed that people are paid what they're worth. According to this logic, minimum wage workers aren't worth more than the $7.25 an hour they now receive. If they were worth more, they'd earn more. Any attempt to force employers to pay them more...
  • Under Armour doubled Kevin Plank's pay last year

    Under Armour doubled Kevin Plank's pay last year
    Under Armour paid CEO Kevin Plank almost $3.2 million last year, more than double his compensation in 2012, the company disclosed Friday. It was a high-flying year for the Baltimore sports apparel company, which saw its stock price rise 80 percent. It...
  • As 2 Oklahoma men await execution, here's what a prison warden thinks [Updated]

    In a matter of hours, and barring an unforeseeable last-minute legal change, the state of Oklahoma will execute two men for unrelated murders. What links the two condemned men has been their fight to know the full details — including the source...
  • Media execs among highest-paid CEOs. Exhibitor stocks rise.

    After the coffee. Before getting to the bottom of something somewhere. The Skinny: I've gotten very aggressive as of late in getting my name off spam emailing lists. It is definitely worth the effort. Now the next step is reducing the number of...
  • The perils of America's hard-charging capitalism [Commentary]

    The perils of America's hard-charging capitalism [Commentary]
    For years Americans have assumed that our hard-charging capitalism is better than the soft-hearted version found in Canada and Europe. American capitalism might be a bit crueler, but it generates faster growth and higher living standards overall. Canada ...
  • Executive pay is an insult to working families

    Executive pay is an insult to working families
    Memorial Day is in the rear-view mirror, but here's one more thing to remember: American chief executives make too darn much money. I'm not saying that you shouldn't reward a person for a job well done. But many CEOs now pull down so much more than...
  • California Democrats seek to lower CEO pay with tax cudgel

    This post has been corrected, as indicated below. Some California lawmakers worry that California is losing too many businesses to other states. State Sens. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) and Loni Hancock (D-Berkeley) evidently worry that we're not...
  • 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...
  • Bill to penalize high chief executive pay falls short in Calif. Senate

    The California Senate on Wednesday could not muster the votes to pass a measure that would have penalized high chief executive salaries with higher corporate taxes. Sen. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) said his bill would have provided corporations with a...
  • 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...