Filing: Walmart CEO Made $22.4 Million Last Year
By Nandita Bose/Reuters
Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s chief executive officer received a 13 percent increase in total compensation to $22.4 million in the fiscal year ended Jan. 31, according to a regulatory filing on Thursday, as sales growth at the world's largest retailer remained robust.
CEO Doug McMillon's compensation, which included cash and stock, compared with $19.8 million the previous year, according to the filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
McMillon took over the top job at Wal-Mart in February 2014.
Posted on April 21, 2017
By James Martin and Stephen Bright/The ConversationClaims that don't stand up to scrutiny.
Posted on April 18, 2017
By The Electronic Frontier FoundationSchool children are being spied on by tech companies through devices and software used in classrooms that often collect and store kids' names, birth dates, browsing histories, location data, and much more - often without adequate privacy protections or the awareness and consent of parents.
Posted on April 14, 2017
By The Illinois PIRG Education FundMedical debt accounts for more than half of all collection items that appear on consumer credit reports - and the information is often wrong.
Posted on April 12, 2017
By Andre Perry/The Hechinger ReportBut they must be able to say the word "equity" to get it.
Posted on April 11, 2017
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Posted on April 10, 2017
By The U.S. Department of LaborBack pay, compensatory damages and attorneys' fees were together calculated at about $5.4 million.
Posted on April 4, 2017
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Posted on March 27, 2017
By David Glance/The ConversationWith more to come.
Posted on March 8, 2017
By Tracy Rucinski/ReutersPeabody announced a temporary financing deal in July with four states, including Illinois, to cover a portion of the risk that it will walk away from mine clean-up obligations while in bankruptcy.
Posted on March 8, 2017
New WPA Stamps Are a Good Reminder To Bring Emergency Public Employment Infrastructure Programs To Violent Neighborhoods
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Posted on March 6, 2017
By Annie Waldman/ProPublicaAs it readies for battle with President Trump over drug prices, the pharmaceutical industry is deploying economists and health care experts from the nation's top universities. In scholarly articles, blogs and conferences, they lend their prestige to the lobbying blitz, without always disclosing their corporate ties.
Posted on March 3, 2017
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