What’s Behind the Huge (and Growing) CEO-Worker Pay Gap? – Derek Thompson – The Atlantic

30 Apr

Ron Johnson, the disgraced outgoing CEO of JC Penney, made an astonishing 1,795-times the average wage and benefits of his department store workers, according to a new survey from Bloomberg. That makes JC Penney the single most unequal company in the U.S., by CEO-worker pay ratio.

Other companies in the “top” ten included Starbucks, Simon Property Group, CBS, and Abercrombie & Fitch.

Here are the five companies with the highest CEO/worker pay ratio compared with the S&P average and the 1965 average among the 350 largest companies. More…

via What’s Behind the Huge (and Growing) CEO-Worker Pay Gap? – Derek Thompson – The Atlantic.

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