And that senator is using his gavel to boost a bill that ups taxes on firms that pay executives outrageously more than their workers.
The U.S. women’s soccer team outperforms its male counterpart but earns less — like women in every other field.
Would you do your best work for a CEO who pulls in 5,000 times your own salary?
Employees of at least five U.S. corporations would have to work more than a millennium to catch up with their CEO.
Graef Crystal proved that corporations won’t police themselves. Maybe good policies can.
Fortune 500 chiefs make twice as much in a month as U.S. workers make in a decade. But any move to require corporations to document that disparity would be shameful, a new Trump appointee argues.
Overpaid CEOs make everybody’s blood boil. But the minute you suggest there might be a responsible role for policymakers in addressing the problem, watch out.
Portland, Oregon has just adopted the first tax penalty on corporations that pay their CEOs more than 100 times what they pay typical workers.
At a city council hearing, economic justice advocates helped build momentum behind CEO pay reform.
Despite better numbers, the latest census data leaves much to be desired for closing the racial wage, wealth, and opportunity gaps in the United States.
IPS executive compensation experts available to comment on SEC rule released today.
IPS executive compensation experts available to comment on SEC rules expected Wednesday
New Book: 99 to 1: How Wealth Inequality is Wrecking the World and What We Can Do about It, by Chuck Collins
In “99 to 1,” Chuck Collins pulls together detailed information about the 1 percent and the 99 percent in all realms of society, the causes and consequences of this deep inequality, and what can be done about it. His book provides answers to the growing population of everyday Americans who are paying closer attention to the 99 percent movement.
Is the labor of corporate CEOs really hundreds of times more valuable than the labor of other leaders?
The huge pay gap only makes sense if CEOs add hundreds of times more value than other leaders in society.