On a press conference call on Wednesday, August 31, report co-authors Chuck Collins and Scott Klinger discuss the 25 CEOs who were paid more in compensation last year than their corporations paid in taxes, as well as other report findings, and answer reporters’ questions about the report.
Runaway CEO Pay Helped Create the Economic Crisis; So Why Are Politicians Still Covering For Rich Execs?
A new study looks at the worst executive excesses – while Congress continues to help CEOs hide their outrageous pay rates from the public.
When tax shelters allow CEOs to take home more in pay than their entire company pays in taxes, something is very wrong.
Corporate tax dodging has gone so out of control that 25 major U.S. corporations paid their CEOs more than they paid the U.S. government in federal income taxes.
CEOs are routinely rewarded for tax-dodging gymnastics.
Of last year’s 100 highest-paid U.S. corporate chief executives, 25 took home more in CEO pay than their company paid in 2010 federal corporate income taxes.
A Labor Day reflection: Corporate America no longer even pays lip service to the importance of encouraging hard work and skill.
We really can have a more equal America. We just need to fight for it.
A cutting-edge new Web site, from the nation’s labor movement, offers working Americans the information we need to understand CEO pay excess – and the tools we need to fight it.
Why don’t Disney’s animators, performers, and other hard-working employees get a 45 percent increase in their pay, like the company’s CEO?
Has Jim DeMint, the right-wing senator leading the assault on federal domestic spending, finally gone too far? His corporate executive benefactors may soon come to think so.
For a new generation of Angelo Mozilo wannabes, the sky is still the limit.
The general public doesn’t want to balance the federal budget by putting Social Security on the chopping block.
In California, our CEO pay report has become a bipartisan tool on the campaign trail.
The landmark financial reform legislation passed in July includes reforms advocated for years by those who believe that empowering shareholders will clean up the executive pay mess.