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Soaring Executive Pay Attacked by Shareholder Activists
June 26th, 2007
Last year, the CEOs of the 500 biggest U.S. companies averaged $15.2 million in total annual compensation, according to Forbes business magazines annual
executive pay survey. The top eight CEOs on the Forbes list each pocketed over $100 million. Stunning numbers like these have moved executive pay ontoAmerica’s political radar screen.
FOOD & AGRICULTURE
US: Starbucks in Ethiopia coffee vow
MALAYSIA: Death of a Migrant Worker
US: Fired worker wins Wal-Mart case
IRAQ: Caught in Trafficking
US: Politics Forcing Detroit to Back New Fuel Rules
US: On the Rio Grande, Anger Swells Over Plans for Fence; Residents, Ecologists United in Opposition
US: At Home Depot, How Green Is That Chainsaw?
US: Offshoring and Cheap Imports May Hurt Workers, OECD Says
SOUTH AFRICA: Globalization Brings South Africa Gains — and Pains
US: What Ted Stevens, Bolivian cocaine and Halliburton have in common; Or, how the Alaskan Inupiat Eskimos got a no-bid contract in South America from the U.S. government.
IRAQ: Audit of KBR Iraq Contract Faults Records For Fuel, Food; U.S. Says It Will Increase Monitoring in Baghdad
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