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2009-08-09 15:21:19

The Obama administration's compensation czar, Kenneth Feinberg, faces a delicate task as he moves to limit pay for top executives, U.S.

2009-08-03 14:46:00

House of Representatives Approve Legislation, First Step in Vital Oversight CHICAGO, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA-CWA) at United Airlines, applaud the U.S.

2009-07-30 09:30:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Insurance Department today released an examination report providing comprehensive information on the compensation Highmark Inc. and Independence Blue Cross pay their executive management teams.

2009-06-11 08:37:08

The U.S. Treasury has appointed Washington lawyer Kenneth Feinberg to the task of assigning executive pay levels at seven bailed out corporations. In a move meant to answer public anger over huge salaries and bonuses at U.S.

2009-06-10 10:01:00

Newsletter Highlights Deteriorating Earnings That Threaten Dividends WILMINGTON, Del., June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite a 40% drop in stock value and analyst concerns about company performance, top executives at Wilmington Trust (NYSE: WL), received more than $8.6 million in 2008 alone and gained over $17.1 million in pension benefits, according to a newsletter issued today.

2009-05-20 07:00:00

Substantial majority of shareholders ratifies executive compensation in first-ever "say on pay" SEATTLE, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc.

2009-05-19 11:19:51

Shareholders at Royal Dutch Shell in the Netherlands rejected the company's remuneration report Tuesday, the company said. Shell Chairman Jorma Ollila said the board would take this very seriously, promising to meet with shareholders to make the right decisions on executive pay, The Times of London reported Tuesday. Investors representing nearly 60 percent of the company's shares voted against the executive pay policy.

2009-05-13 11:29:00

Economic Downturn Leads to More Than $13 Billion Decline for 80 CEOs Studied WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Chief executive officers at many of the nation's largest corporations saw portions of their financial fortunes drop sharply last year as the financial crisis and slumping stock market resulted in smaller annual bonus payouts, diminished ownership values and reduced value for equity holdings, according to an analysis of proxy statements conducted by Watson Wyatt, a leading global...

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2009-04-30 13:23:23

Former CEO and co-founder of Yahoo Jerry Yang's 2008 compensation package was limited to his customary $1 salary during his final year as chief executive of the company.

2009-04-30 02:00:00

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