In 'Clawback' Policies, Triggering Actions Vary
Policies to recoup incentive pay after a restatement of financial results don't always require evidence of misconduct.
Strong Shareholder Support for Say on Pay in 4th Year
Companies have been adapting executive pay programs by eliminating shareholder irritants and highlighting performance-based incentives.
Managing a Shift Away from Stock Options
Companies moving away from stock options should be prepared to explain why these are often not the best vehicle for rewarding individual performance.
Amazon Offers 'Pay to Quit' Bonuses
Amazon.com will pay unhappy employees a bonus—up to $5,000—to leave. But is that enough to embolden disengaged employees to depart?
Signing Bonuses Promote Trust, Raise Expectations
Employers that offer a signing bonus expect greater effort from their workers and often get it, a new study finds.
Starting Salaries Inch Up
The average starting salary for college graduates in April was up just 1.2 percent from a year earlier—considerably lower than predicted.
White House Focuses on Pay Equity
President Obama took steps to require additional data from contractors on compensation by sex and race.
Paycheck Fairness Act Stalls in Senate
Opponents have argued that federal laws against pay discrimination already exist and that S. 2199 would drastically raise the number of pay-equity lawsuits.
Who Will Be Entitled to Overtime Under Rule Change?
President Obama's overtime expansion, if implemented, could take away the flexibility built into the "primary duty" test.