Companies are allocating more of their payroll budgets to compensation vehicles that don't add fixed, ongoing costs.
The U.S. employment cost index rose just 0.2% in the second quarter, the smallest increase in 33 years.
CFOs are skeptical about claims that process automation is the cure-all for excessive costs of the finance function.
The SEC’s proposed disclosure rules have drawn criticism from proponents and opponents alike.
Finance chiefs got higher-percentage raises in 2014, yet fell further behind on a raw-dollar basis.
The president wants businesses to pay more overtime, but unintended consequences could abound.
The proposal makes executives subject to pay clawbacks even when there was no misconduct, but doesn't say how to measure the value of equity…
President Obama plans to more than double the pay threshold under which workers are entitled to overtime pay.
The raise would put IKEA's minimum wage at $4.62 above the current federal minimum wage.
But some CEOs were paid well even though the company delivered lower shareholder returns.