2006-06-22

ceo pay and minimum wage

CEOs earn 262 times pay of average worker
"...In 1965, U.S. CEOs at major companies earned 24 times a worker's pay..."

GOP-run Senate kills minimum wage increase
"...[The] proposal would have increased the minimum wage to $5.85 beginning 60 days after the legislation was enacted; to $6.55 one year later; and to $7.25 a year after that. [Kennedy] said inflation has eroded the value of the current $5.15 minimum wage by 20 percent..."

maybe these are related?


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