CEOmg! That’s how much you make?
That was the vote in which the Securities and Exchange Commission approved a new rule requiring companies to disclose the pay gap between CEOs and their employees. As reported by the Wall Street Journal, the new rule allows companies to exclude up to 5 percent of overseas workers, which will likely widen the pay gap.
That’s how many Americans used a health club in 2014, which is a 2.3 percent rise from 2013. It’s part of a larger trend in fitness that has led to a boom in boutique classes and gyms. But don’t count out the love of a good bargain — discount gyms are also performing well.
That’s about how much Greek bank shares fell on Wednesday. As the BBC reports, it follows the trend set early in the week, with an approximate 30 percent drop on Monday and Tuesday.
That’s how much leave will be offered to Netflix employees who are parents of newborns or newly adopted children. They join the only 2 percent of U.S. organizations that currently offer this policy.
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