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  • 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...
  • 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. ("...
  • 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...
  • Pressure builds for bills to garner a first hearing

    SACRAMENTO — The pace of lawmaking is speeding up at the Capitol. With legislators back from spring break, rallies are in full swing on the Capitol steps; lobbyists of all stripes are packing the ornate hearing rooms and overflow crowds are...
  • General Electric CEO Immelt Made $11.3M In 2013

    Jeffrey R. Immelt, chairman and chief executive of Fairfield-based General Electric Co., made $11.27 million in 2013, a steep decline from the $20.45 million he took home the prior year, a federal filing Thursday showed. The drop in earnings for the...
  • Kaman CEO Pay Drops, But Not As Far As It Seems

    While initial filings show that Kaman Corp. Chief Executive Officer Neal J. Keating made half as much last year as the one prior, the decrease is likely to be less steep. Keating, the 58-year-old head of the Bloomfield aerospace component and...
  • UTC Chief's Pay Rose 26% In 2013, To $25 Million

    UTC Chief's Pay Rose 26% In 2013, To $25 Million
    United Technologies Corp. Chief Executive Officer Louis R. ChĂȘnevert took home $24.68 million last year, an increase of 26 percent from 2012, according to federal filings. ChĂȘnevert, 56, received a 4.4 percent increase in base salary to $1.76 million....
  • Northeast Utilities CEO Made $11.8M In 2013, Down From 2012

    Northeast Utilities CEO Made $11.8M In 2013, Down From 2012
    Northeast Utilities Chief Executive Officer Thomas J. May made 28 percent less last year than he did in 2012, according to regulatory filings made Friday. May, who also is chairman of the company's board of directors, took home $11.83 million in 2013,...
  • Pay For United Illuminating Chief Rose 55% To $3.8M Last Year

    James P. Torgerson, chief executive of The United Illuminating Co. and its parent company, took home more money last year than he did in 2012, according to regulatory filings. In 2013, Torgerson made $3.8 million in his salary, incentive pay, stock...
  • New Barnes Group CEO Made $2.2M Last Year; Retired CEO Left With $10.6M

    Patrick J. Dempsey, head of Barnes Group Inc., an aerospace manufacturer and distribution firm, made $2.21 million last year, according to federal filings. The top paid executive at the firm, though, was Gregory F. Milzcik, the chief executive who...