The mood about technology has soured more recently, but bosses’ paychecks have mostly remained unscathed.
It’s been a blowout year for executive pay.
The gap between workers and C.E.O.s widened during the pandemic as public companies granted top executives some of the richest pay packages ever.
Global shortages of many goods reflect the disruption of the pandemic combined with decades of companies limiting their inventories.
The government has so far paid Emergent BioSolutions $271 million, even though American regulators have yet to clear a single dose of vaccine produced at its manufacturing plant in Baltimore.
Lynn Forester de Rothschild, founder of the Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism, believes change will come when hedge fund billionaires and Pope Francis work together.
A filing on Friday marked the end of a long dispute between the company and the once-powerful executive, who was fired in 2018 after accusations of sexual misconduct.
In a single year, the state’s financial outlook has gone from surplus to deficit to surplus as capital gains tax collections have risen amid a soaring stock market and I.P.O. boom.
While millions of people struggled to make ends meet, many of the companies hit hardest in 2020 showered their executives with riches.
Once again, we have socialized an industry’s losses and privatized its profits.
Some cultural institutions own apartments for their leaders to use. The Brooklyn Academy of Music decided to help its last leader buy one with a bonus of $968,000.
The C.E.O. who followed Jack Welch tried, and failed, to revive the company’s stock price. He’s owning up to some of his mistakes now — and assigning some blame.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center gave Dr. José Baselga a payout after he resigned under fire in 2018 over his ties to health care companies.
Some corporate bosses who received stock awards this year are sitting on gains of millions of dollars.
Google’s parent company was hit with a wave of lawsuits after The New York Times reported that an accused executive had received a $90 million exit package.
The compensation packages of museum directors are drawing scrutiny as their institutions try to fill budget holes with cutbacks that have included layoffs and furloughs of lesser-paid staffers.
More than 200 said they stood in solidarity with three former co-workers who have accused the company of discrimination.
Françoise Brougher, Pinterest’s former chief operating officer, said she was fired after speaking up about mistreatment.
The fast-food giant’s suit against its former C.E.O. may prompt other companies to review their pay and severance policies.
The fast-food chain said Steve Easterbrook, who was fired last fall, concealed evidence during an investigation into his conduct.
The stock options suddenly were worth about $50 million — the latest instance of extraordinary good timing by corporate executives.
Some corporate bosses offered to cut their pay, but most did not. Those who did gave up less than 10 percent of what they received last year.
The result was achieved “despite tremendous difficulties,” said the chief executive, Elon Musk, including a plant shutdown and lower sales.
Only a small number of large companies have tied executive compensation to goals for hiring and promotion of workers from underrepresented groups.
Since the 1980s, profit-sharing has declined. It deserves to make a comeback.
Corporate boards are handing out millions to top executives before their companies seek bankruptcy protection, and courts can’t do much about it.
Dozens of top recipients of government aid have laid off, furloughed or cut the pay of tens of thousands of employees.
Raytheon Technologies, the defense contractor, reset the stock price it would use to calculate certain compensation for its chief and other employees.
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The parent company of the New York Stock Exchange, which her husband runs, changed compensation terms to give Kelly Loeffler, a top executive, awards worth millions of dollars as she left for Congress.
Companies with accounting problems or in trouble with the government received millions in federal loans.
The company behind Fox News, Fox Business and the Fox network is guarding against the pandemic’s economic fallout.
The chief executive of the radio and podcasting giant said he hoped to avoid layoffs.
The pandemic’s fallout has put “significant financial pressure” on a company known for its lavishness.
C.E.O.s who signed a celebrated Business Roundtable document, promising to elevate worker interests, are now resorting to furloughs.
The pandemic has helpfully scrambled how we value everyone’s economic and social roles.
Mr. Welch was named “manager of the century” after General Electric’s revenue jumped nearly fivefold during his tenure.