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View Diary: It's Not Wage Stagnation, It's Wage Robbery (151 comments)

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  •  We're not buyin' it (2+ / 0-)
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    gustynpip, Tonedevil

    Either you're misinformed or misinforming, VC.

    As one friend to another, someone's got to be honest with you.


    “Vote for the party closest to you, but work for the movement you love.” ~ Thom Hartmann 6/12/13

    by ozsea1 on Tue Mar 04, 2014 at 12:18:14 PM PST

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    •  oz - I think people have missed my point (1+ / 0-)
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      which was cash to the CEOs isn't what is keeping down wages for the hourly workers. Total CEO compensation is clearly driving the inequality, but the diary author was trying to make the point that CEO pay was holding back compensating hourly workers in a fair manner. Even if you take the total cash compensation of the five highest paid people at Fortune 500 companies the total cash compensation doesn't represent 1% of the company's total payroll.

      "let's talk about that"

      by VClib on Tue Mar 04, 2014 at 03:54:34 PM PST

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