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AP: CEO Pay Exceeds Pre-Recession Level

Business  (tags: ceo pay, recession, 2007, 2011, dishonesty, abuse, americans, salaries, bonuses, stock, options and perks )

- 2873 days ago -
In the boardroom, it's as if the Great Recession never happened. CEOs at the nation's largest companies were paid better last year than they were in 2007, when the economy was booming, the stock market set a record high and unemployment was roughly


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Teresa W (782)
Saturday May 7, 2011, 1:33 pm
very sad

T. A. H (39)
Saturday May 7, 2011, 1:41 pm
Sigh .. . with 14 million of us out of work. I'm sort of speechless.

Nancy M (147)
Saturday May 7, 2011, 1:43 pm
What gets me is when people actualluy defend this practice by saying that these CEOs have "earned" this money. They must consider "earning" to mean freezing wages and laying workers offso you have more money in your own pocket.

. (0)
Saturday May 7, 2011, 2:02 pm
I wanna be a CEO - I could work three months and retire just on my savings....

Nancy M (147)
Sunday May 8, 2011, 9:07 am
Now you're talking Lindsey. Sounds Like a plan. Good Luck. If it works- will you adopt me?

Mary Anne Bell (202)
Monday May 9, 2011, 3:24 pm
@Lindsey DTSW "I wanna be a CEO - I could work three months and retire just on my savings.... "

How much money do you need to retire, for goodness sake? Three months savings and you would be a millionaire many times over. And you don't have to worry whether your corporation makes money or not.

Carol H (229)
Tuesday May 10, 2011, 5:56 am
noted, thanks Nancy
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