Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Tag: CEO pay

Low-wage employers spent billions inflating CEO pay through stock buybacks

President Biden has the power to crack down on executive excess by imposing new CEO pay and buyback restrictions on federal contractors.

Ballot measure added in San Francisco to increase taxes on corporations...

“We believe that big corporations that can afford to pay their executives million-dollar salaries every year can afford to pay their fair share in taxes to help us recover.”

The 5-Step CEO pay scam

Average CEO pay at big corporations topped 14.5 million dollars in 2018. That’s after an increase of 5.2 million dollars per CEO over...

CEO pay is up nearly 1000% over the last four decades

"The economy would suffer no harm if CEOs were paid less (or taxed more)."

Will San Francisco be the second city to tax extreme CEO-worker...

In November 2019, SF voters will decide the fate of a proposed tax on corporations that pay their top exec more than 100 times worker pay.

One year later: GOP tax scam results in $9 billion in...

"These shameful actions—and the Republican tax law that permitted them—indicate just how rigged the system is against working people and the middle class."

Why do corporate boards so overpay US CEOs?

Corporate boards simply play by market rules. If they don’t, they risk losing their executive talent.

There’s no good reason for your boss to make 347 times...

Unlike movie stars and athletes, skyrocketing pay for CEOs has nothing to do with markets.

CEOs now make 300 times more than their workers. This city...

Runaway CEO pay contributes to income inequality and ultimately harms companies, so local governments aren’t waiting for a federal fix.

Historic CEO pay tax passes in Portland

The Oregon city has just adopted the first tax penalty on corporations with extreme gaps between their CEO and worker pay.

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Low-paid workers are unionizing. Corporations are spending a ton to stop them.

A record number of workers are trying to form labor unions, a Center for Public Integrity analysis shows. Corporate America is alarmed.

Prospects for a republic beset with disunity 

A republic needs endless work/ Or insurgent forces go berserk.

Italy’s far right rode inequality to victory — but has no answers for it

A let-the-rich-be government has opened the doors to the smiling heirs of Italy’s neofascist factions.

California Gov. Newsom proposes windfall profits tax on Big Oil

Calls for windfall profits taxes have increased globally in recent weeks
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This one thing made Alex Jones stop lying 

It turns out there actually might be a way to stop the constant stream of lies coming from the right-wing media. Sue. Them.