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Despite Poor Economy, CEOs Will Still Be Getting ‘Huge Payouts’ In 2011

By Zaid Jilani  

"Despite Poor Economy, CEOs Will Still Be Getting ‘Huge Payouts’ In 2011"


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An analysis by USA Today finds that CEOs at major corporations are likely to get “huge payouts” in 2011, largely as a result of “stock option valuations up sharply from pre-recession levels.” With the economy still only sputtering along, this continuous explosion in CEO pay is “highlighting the growing wage divide between executive suites and rank-and-file employees.”

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