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Local firm surveys in-house counsel

A new report from a Rochester-area executive search firm shows that salaries for in-house counsel increased 4.3 percent from 2015 to 2016. Fairport-based BarkerGilmore released its 2017 In-House Counsel Compensation Report on June 15. The data was collected with an ...

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Commentary: Excessive executive pay for plain dumb luck

CEO pay is rigged. If that sounds more like a late-night presidential tweet than a fact, let’s consider the evidence. The compensation packages of the chief executive officers of America have been rising faster than just about any rational metric ...

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TW Cable execs to get $135M ‘golden parachute’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Departing Time Warner Cable Inc. executives are in line to receive “golden parachute” compensation totaling around $135 million as part of Comcast Corp.’s $45 billion acquisition of the cable operator. Shareholders are being asked to vote ...

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10th Circuit: Ledbetter Act doesn’t save age-bias claims

The claim accrual rules of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act did not preserve the age discrimination claims of plaintiffs who accepted lower paying jobs when their positions were eliminated, the 10th Circuit has ruled in affirming a dismissal. The ...

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Compensation legislation focuses on workers

There soon may be a new metric for measuring executives’ compensation: how their pay compares to their employees’. The Securities and Exchange Commission is developing standards that would force companies to disclose not just how much executives earn, but how much their average worker makes.

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CEO pay exceeds pre-recession level

NEW YORK CITY — In the boardroom, it's as if the Great Recession never happened. CEOs at the nation's largest companies were paid better last year than they were in 2007, when the economy was booming, the stock market set a record high and unemployment was roughly half what it is today.

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Corning CEO got $9.35 million in 2010

CORNING — The chief executive and chairman of Corning Inc. saw his pay package rise by 19.6 percent last year, as the specialty glassmaker benefited from surging demand for ultra-thin glass used in television monitors, smart phones and touch-screen tablets.

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