The average CEO makes 380 times as much as the average employee

The average CEO makes more in an hour than his or her average employee makes in a month.

The rise of extreme income and wealth inequality is one of the biggest crises in the American economy.  One of the causes of the wealth inequality is the bizarre consensus that, when it comes to the pay scales of the people at the top, there’s no such thing as “too much.”

 

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Apple’s retail employees are long on loyalty but short on pay

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During Jordan Golson’s best three-month stretch last year, he sold bout $750,000 worth of computers and gadgets at the Apple Store in Salem, N.H. It was a performance that might have called for a bottle of Champagne — if that were a luxury Mr. Golson could have afforded.

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Women’s pay will overtake men’s by 2020

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Pay for women will overtake men’s within a decade if current trends in the labor market continue, new figures show.  The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said that the “gender pay gap” – the difference between average salaries of men and women – has fallen to under 10 per cent for the first time ever.

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Employers Who ‘Overpay’ Workers Outperform Competitors

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The best use of money as a motivator is to pay people enough to take the issue of money off the table, so that people can focus on the work rather than on the cash.

The best use of money as a motivator can be to pay people enough to take the issue off the table.

After more than 200 years of sharing a common language, the United States and Great Britain now share a common predicament.

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Nice Guys Really Do Finish Last When It Comes to Paychecks

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That’s the conclusion of a new study, which found that men who are pleasant at work get an average of 1,500-pound a year less than those who are more aggressive.   To reach the conclusion, experts looked at the link between personality and pay, reports The Daily Express. ‘

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NASA Offers to Pay You $5,000 a Month to Lie in Bed

NASA Offers to Pay You $5,000 a Month to Lie in Bed

This is either the sweetest way to make $5,000 a month or the
worst punishment you could possibly inflict on your body

Need a break from the working, walking, and standing required by the demanding and stressful life you lead?

Well, pack your bags for Houston because NASA wants to pay you $17,000 to stay in bed for 90 straight days.

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