YRC Ramps Up Pay for Directors

September 1, 2011: YRC Worldwide Inc. is giving the members of its board of directors a raise.

The Overland Park-based trucking company (Nasdaq: YRCW), which has been trying to recover from a recessionary brush with bankruptcy, said in a late Wednesday filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it will pay its board members an annual cash retainer of $75,000, plus $10,000 a year extra for committee chairmen and $15,000 extra for the head of the audit/ethics committee. The board chairman, James Hoffman, will receive $125,000 in cash.

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