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What Will Candidates Say On Pay?
August 24, 2008
Original publication: Business Week
Date of publication: August 24, 2008
After lobbyists, corporate executives may be among this presidential campaign's favorite whipping-boys, and pay issues have been squarely in both candidates' sights, as this June item on BusinessWeek.com attests. Both sides have taken aim at corporate greed, and fat executive paydays as well.
Now more fodder: Taxpayers subsidize executive compensation to the tune of more than $20 billion a year, argues a report due out today from the Institute for Policy Studies and United for a Fair Economy.