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2012-08-02 02:29:10

WorldatWork calls for organizations to effectively allocate available salary dollars SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nowhere is the law of supply and demand felt more strongly than in the U.S. labor market. While U.S. unemployment decreased from 9.3 percent to 8.8 percent for the 12-month period ending April 2012 (according to BLS.gov), it was not enough to boost salary budget increases and, subsequently, employee wages. (Photo:...

2012-08-01 06:23:21

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As say-on-pay (SOP) resolutions were being voted on during the 2012 proxy season, management nominees to boards of directors of U.S. public companies faced less opposition by investors. This and other data from nearly 2,500 annual general meetings (AGMs) held between January 1 and June 30 at Russell 3000 companies are discussed in the new edition of Proxy Voting Fact Sheet--the periodic report issued by The Conference Board in collaboration with FactSet...

2012-07-26 06:23:17

NEW YORK, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Ernst & Young LLP report - Four key trends of the 2012 proxy season - reveals four emerging governance trends: the impact of say-on-pay (SOP) goes beyond compensation; shareholder proposal topics shift and agreements for withdrawals are reached; board accountability measures continue to strengthen; and, director opposition votes show change in investors' voting practices. In its analysis, Ernst & Young LLP finds that company-investor...

2012-07-12 06:23:53

WASHINGTON, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ralph Whitworth, Founder and Principal of Relational Investors LLC, delivered the opening keynote address today at the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals 66th annual conference. Relational Investors is a $6 billion private investment fund that seeks to invest in undervalued companies, using engagement strategies to unlock value. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120312/NY67809LOGO-a ) Whitworth opened with a...

2012-07-12 02:27:41

DENVER, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MusclePharm Corporation (OTCBB: MSLP), a nutritional supplement company focusing on active lifestyles, today announced that three of its senior executives have voluntarily agreed to return stock and cash bonuses received for 2011 and have relinquished 2012 bonus accruals associated with their existing employment agreements. The 2011 bonuses were based in part on revenue growth that the company determined recently had been incorrectly calculated. In...

2012-07-10 06:24:05

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Projected salary increases for 2013 are lowest in the United States, Spain and Japan and highest in India, China and Brazil, according to the 39th annual "WorldatWork 2012-2013 Salary Budget Survey" (see chart below). Error occurred while generating ASCII Content for table The "WorldatWork 2012-2013 Salary Budget Survey" is the largest survey of its kind with 4,299 responses from 13 countries representing more than 17...

2012-06-21 14:21:35

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by Pennsylvania AFL-CIO: Concerned workers, union leaders, and shareholders voiced a host of concerns at Rite Aid's annual shareholder meeting in Harrisburg, PA, on Thursday afternoon, June 21. The concerns of shareholders and employees were all directed at company executives, who were accused of enriching themselves, mismanaging the company, and violating federal labor laws - while failing to...

2012-06-20 10:23:09

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The El Camino Hospital District Board of Directors yesterday approved placement of an initiative on the ballot for the November election, although it also found that the initiative, if implemented, could impair the hospital's mission to provide top-quality healthcare to residents of the District. The initiative seeks to limit the annual salary for certain senior executives at El Camino Hospital. "It's important for District residents to...

2012-06-18 02:30:57

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monolithic Power Systems (MPS) (Nasdaq: MPWR), a leading fabless manufacturer of high-performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, today announced that on June 13, 2012, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California granted MPS' motion to dismiss a shareholder derivative lawsuit against MPS, its directors and its former compensation consultant. The plaintiff, a shareholder of MPS, had alleged that the directors...

2012-05-31 06:25:10

NEW YORK, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As sustainability issues become more common in the boardroom and the volume of shareholder proposals related to those issues grows, the link between corporate sustainability performance and executive compensation is expected to become more important, according to the latest Director Notes report from The Conference Board. Interest has grown among shareholders in recent years about the inclusion of sustainability performance as part of the compensation...