Inflation pressures remained modest, despite a 2.2%, 12-month increase in core prices.
The 6% American Airlines raise comes on the heels of a profit-sharing plan.
The bankrupt company's plans cover the retirement benefits for more than 21,000 people and are underfunded by about $292 million.
A shareholder is requesting that high-profile tech companies report on how they are addressing gender pay inequality.
In addition, S&P 500 CEOs who held both the chairperson and CEO slots were paid 29% more on average, says Institutional Shareholder Services.
John Graham of Duke University discusses the results of the first quarter's Duke University/CFO Global Business Outlook Survey.
The two companies' CFOs would also get 'golden parachute' payments totaling $21.2 million.
More than half of U.S. CFOs surveyed by Robert Half reported offering more money for new hires, with an average pay increase of 10%.
Uber classifies drivers as independent contractors rather than employees.
Senior finance executives are pushing back against restatements that could cost them incentive pay.