Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Tag: Corporate America

Some new hope for a check on CEO compensation

A Delaware state court ruling has shaken up the pay world for corporate executives.

Your employer can now match your student loan repayments as 401(k)...

When someone makes a student loan payment, their employer can contribute that same amount of money to the employee’s retirement plan under Section 110 of a federal law known as the SECURE Act 2.0.

Sick of outrageously excessive CEO compensation?

America’s top health care execs would rather we not.

The 100 largest low-wage employers have spent $341 billion on stock...

And yet top executives seem to have little trouble finding resources for enriching themselves and wealthy shareholders.

How about a general strike against Dollar General?

The brutal Dollar General approach to managing retail has paid off handsomely—for Dollar General investors and execs.

Median pay of top US CEOs jumped to record $22.3 million...

Analysis has shown companies have used inflation as an excuse to unnecessarily raise prices and have pocketed the increased profits.

‘Illegal corporate price-fixing’ is rampant in US economy: Report

"Oligopolies are not just a cause of inflation. They exacerbate social and economic inequality, and thus weaken democracy."

Imagine a world where CEOs get paid $3 million a year

Being a well-paid CEO means something very different today than it did fifty years ago.

This one thing would increase wages by $300 billion 

Non-compete agreements block workers from seeing higher wages or better working conditions. And they enlarge corporate monopoly power by stifling competition.

Capitalism’s Conclusion, Part I: What the Ohio train derailment exposed

The recent derailment of trains in East Palestine isn’t just a once-in-a-generation environmental disaster, it's what will continue to happen when profit is put above public health.

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‘Contrition fantasy’ – the impossible quest from shameless, conscienceless lowlifes 

Every judge who fails to enforce authority and ignore transparent, cynical evasions becomes an enabler of the scofflaw.

Macy’s employees stunned by mass layoffs as company rewards Wall Street

In a dramatic restructuring, Macy's announces store closures and layoffs, spotlighting the tension between shareholder gains and workforce stability in America's evolving retail landscape.

Rising child fatalities in Gaza amid starvation and medical shortages

Amidst the rubble of conflict, Gaza's youngest bear the brunt of an escalating humanitarian crisis, with malnutrition and lack of medical aid claiming innocent lives.

Trinidad and Tobago faces historic environmental crisis with massive oil spill

The spill, emanating from a ship named Gulfstream, has wreaked havoc on over 25 miles of pristine coastline, endangering the coral reefs, Atlantic beaches, and the livelihoods dependent on these natural resources.

Biden’s EPA accused of yielding to industry over gas-fired power plants

The Biden administration faces criticism for delaying crucial regulations on gas-fired power plants, raising concerns about the commitment to environmental promises.