Special Report: Executives Fatten Up, but Won't Hire Workers

April 11, 2011: A special report in The New York Times details how top corporate executives have dramatically raised their own pay. The report concludes that this wealth has "not trickled down" to hiring more workers.

An accompanying chart of executive compensation shows the compensation hike for numerous large companies, including Teamster employers such as Waste Management, PepsiCo, Republic, UPS, United Technologies, Safeway, and others.


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