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  • Letters: What Boehner can do about California's drought

    Re "GOP seeks to tap water crisis," Jan. 27 Good of House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) to drop by to help California fix our drought. Regarding reduced water deliveries to farmers to protect an endangered fish species, he claims that people from his...
  • Robert B. Reich: The great U-turn

    Do you recall a time in America when the income of a single schoolteacher or baker or salesman or mechanic was enough to buy a home, have two cars and raise a family? I remember. My father (who just celebrated his 100th birthday) earned enough for the...
  • 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...
  • Raise minimum wage

    Thank you for your well-written article on raising the minimum wage. (“The $10 question,” Front page, Feb. 2) The fact that businesses would object to a $10 an hour wage in a world where corporate profits and CEO compensation are at an all-...
  • A Harvard professor's deceptive take on income inequality and the 1%

     A Harvard professor's deceptive take on income inequality and the 1%
    In a show of misdirection worthy of a conjurer, though not a very good conjurer, Harvard economics professor N. Gregory Mankiw has again tried to depict the 1% as exceptional individuals making unique contributions to the economy or culture, rather than...
  • Alexion CEO Received $30M in Compensation in 2013

    The CEO of Alexion, the Cheshire-based pharmaceutical company that makes the most expensive drug in the world, received $30.15 million in compensation last year, according to a federal filing Wednesday. Alexion, which developed a biologic drug from CEO...
  • 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....
  • Congress' wrong-way approach to CEO pay

    How can we bring down CEO pay? That was one of the questions Congress grappled with when it passed the Dodd-Frank Act in 2010. The public was outraged at the lavish pay of chief executive officers in a period of recession, and legislators responded by...
  • Swiss voters reject proposal to cap executive salaries

    Swiss voters reject proposal to cap executive salaries
    Swiss voters soundly rejected a plan Sunday that would have limited executive compensation to no more than 12 times the lowest-paid employees' pay.  The measure, known as the "1:12 initiative," was defeated 65.3% to 34.7% even amid wide public...