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How meaningful are CEO pay cuts?

Jul 10, 2020
Since the COVID-19 crisis began, some executives have forgone their salaries. But that doesn't always mean they got paid that much less.
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"Pirate articles," or contracts that stipulated compensation, were sort of like worker cooperatives of their time.
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Does a CEO's pay reflect how well a company performs?

Jul 25, 2016
Not so much, says one study that tracked the performance and pay of 800 CEOs in the U.S.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is one of the highest-paid CEOs in the country. A new study shows that companies with the the highest-paid CEOs do worse than the companies of their lesser-paid counterparts.
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Let’s do the numbers: CEOs still make way more money than you

Jul 12, 2016
CEOs made 276 times more than a typical worker in 2015. And, that’s actually a lower ratio than the year before.
The Board of Directors of Fisons Ltd, manufacturers of fertilizers, attend a meeting in the company's boardroom in 1960. A new study shows the ratio of CEO pay to worker compensation went from 20-to-1 in 1965 to 276-to-1 in 2015.
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Are London's CEOs earning too much?

May 20, 2014
How much more should a CEO earn than his or her employee?

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Explainer: Why can't we cap CEO pay?

Jan 15, 2014
Switzerland recently toyed with the idea of capping CEO pay at 12 times the amount of the lowest-paid worker.

How much will Microsoft pay its next CEO?

Aug 28, 2013
As Microsoft starts the search for a new CEO, yet another report highlights the growing gap between CEO pay and that of the average worker.

Comparing CEO-to-employee pay ratios

Apr 30, 2013
Bloomberg breaks down the CEO-to-worker pay ratios of the top companies in the S&P 500 index.