| Jul 18, 2013
| 3:11 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The UC regents on Thursday confirmed U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano as the next president of the 10-campus system during a sometimes rowdy meeting marked by a protest from students and others who contend Napolitano...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Many Maryland hospital and health system CEOs received pay increases in recent years even as they complained of shrinking profit margins and warned of cutbacks unless they could increase the rates they charge.
Eleven executives earning seven-figure...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:16 AM
Almost everyone knows CEO pay is out of control. It surged 16 percent at big companies last year, according to the New York Times, and the typical CEO raked in $15.1 million.
Meanwhile, the median wage continued to drop, adjusted for inflation.
| Dec 23, 2013
| 8:08 PM
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...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 8:00 AM
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.
| Jan 7, 2014
The narrowly approved contract agreement between Boeing and its Washington state workforce will be hailed by some as a victory for the canny, hardball brinkmanship of Boeing's management and the knuckle-under economic pragmatism of the International...
| Apr 13, 2014
Re "GOP filibusters vote on equal pay for women," April 10
The GOP definitely wasn't kidding when, on the eve of President Obama's first inauguration, its leaders vowed in their own patriotic way to unequivocally oppose absolutely everything he...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 12:41 PM
MetLife Chairman and CEO Steven A. Kandarian was compensated $7.27 million last year, down 19 percent from the $8.96 million pay package he received in 2012, according to documents filed Tuesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission....
| Mar 25, 2014
| 12:47 PM
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...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 12:36 PM
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...
| Mar 28, 2014
Re "Bring on supply-side economics," Opinion, March 23
To quote Ronald Reagan, "There you go again." Ideologues like Brad Schiller tout supply-side economics once again as a possible cure for our economic woes.
Economists teach us about "supply and...