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H-P's Meg Whitman Receives $15.4 Million---Proxy Filing

In Meg Whitman's first full year on the job as Hewlett-Packard's chief executive, she received compensation valued at $15.4 million, according to H-P's proxy filing.


Compensation rises in the Washington region in 2012

Compensation for workers in the Washington region rose 2.1 percent in 2012 after remaining virtually flat the previous year, a new survey shows. The median salary increase was the largest the area has seen since 2010, according to data compiled by consulting firm Akron on behalf of the Human Resource Association of the National Capital Area, but still fell short of the region’s 3.2 rate of inflation in 2011.


AT&T Cuts CEO Pay by $2M Over Failed T-Mobile Buyout

Randall Stephenson

AT&T's board of directors has reportedly moved to slash CEO Randall Stephenson's 2011 compensation by more than $2 million due to the executive's role in the unsuccessful attempt to acquire competitor T-Mobile.


How Your Salary Level Affects Your Happiness

A new survey by the jobs site finds that employees with higher salaries are happier with all aspect of their work life, not just their compensation.


Freelancer to file class-action suit against HuffPost and AOL over compensation

Freelancer to file class-action suit against HuffPost and AOL over compensation

A freelance writer who successfully sued newspapers and magazines for copyright infringement will file a class-action lawsuit against the Huffington Post and AOL on Tuesday that seeks compensation for hundreds of unpaid contributors to the online publication.


Wall Street Pay on Pace for Record High

Pay on Wall Street is on pace to break a record high for a second consecutive year, according to a study conducted by The Wall Street Journal.

About three dozen of the top publicly held securities and investment-services firms—which include banks, investment banks, hedge funds, money-management firms and securities exchanges—are set to pay $144 billion in compensation and benefits this year, a 4 percent increase from the $139 billion paid out in 2009, according to the survey. Compensation was expected to rise at 26 of the 35 firms.


Pay Rises for Leaders of Colleges, Survey Says

Compensation for presidents at public universities rose despite course eliminations and tuition increases.


'Locality pay' for federal workers won't increase

Federal employees whose regional costs of living entitles them to higher compensation will see no increase in their "locality pay" percentages next year, President Barack Obama informed Congress on Monday.


Citigroup Sheds Energy Unit, and Its $100 Million Trader

With the sale of the energy-trading unit to Occidental, Citigroup could potentially avoid controversy over the compensation of Andrew J. Hall, who ran the firm.


Sears Swings to Loss on Charges

Sears Swings to Loss on Charges

Sears posted a $94 million loss on compensation and restructuring charges, widely missing expectations, as revenue fell.


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