| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:49 PM
Former Labor Secretary Robert B. Reich, who served in the Clinton administration, warned during an interview of the perils of widening income inequality in the United States, excessive executive compensation and the future of labor.
Reich is promoting...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 11:03 AM
At the very top, at least, there is some profit in the nonprofit world.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy's annual executive compensation study, released Tuesday, said 34 of the top execs of some of the nation's biggest charities and foundations made $1...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 10:22 AM
One can scarcely blame an appropriately-outraged Rep. Elijah E. Cummings for calling on AIG's Robert Benmosche to step down after the CEO compared the public criticism of the generous bonuses given top finance industry executives to lynchings in the...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 12:17 PM
The CEO of Aetna Inc., Mark T. Bertolini, had a 2012 pay package that more than tripled — nearly quadrupled — his compensation the year before, according to documents filed Friday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
| Apr 15, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Lincoln National Corp. CEO Dennis R. Glass had a pay package last year that was up 11 percent from 2011, according to documents filed Friday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Glass was compensated $6.8 million, not including stock-and-...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:06 PM
A patient-care technician for the University of Maryland Medical System must update his skills regularly to keep his job, but he hasn't seen an update in his salary. Another UMMS technician must work at least two jobs to have any money left after paying...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:21 PM
There's cash in trash. When it comes to the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority, that truism takes on new meaning.
The CRRA, a quasi-public agency created 40 years ago, collects trash from 75 towns and cities and turns it into electricity at four...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:08 AM
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...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 12:57 PM
The city of Bell is a small blue-collar community in southern Los Angeles County whose top officials were discovered to be earning among the highest municipal salaries in the United States. Five of them, including the former mayor, face multiple counts of...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 8:22 PM
Janet Napolitano views her new job as president of the University of California system as being primarily "a huge public advocate for higher ed."
The former Arizona governor and U.S. secretary of Homeland Security was an unusual choice for UC: a...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:29 PM
WASHINGTON — The federal government closed the books on the taxpayer bailout of General Motors Co., selling the remaining shares in the nation's largest automaker and taking an expected $10.5-billion loss.
The Treasury Department said Monday...