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    1. REI Stores Stay Shut, Workers Furloughed, No Pay for CEO

      REI Stores Stay Shut, Workers Furloughed, No Pay for CEO

      SEATTLE (AP) — REI said Monday it would keep its 162 retail locations closed and furlough some of its roughly 14,000 employees without pay for 90 days as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to halt much of the retail industry . CEO Eric Artz, who announced the decision in a blog post, said he and the Kent-based company's board would go without compensation for six months, The Seattle Times reported...

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    2. StarKist Admits Fixing Tuna Prices, Faces $100 Million Collusion Fine

      StarKist Admits Fixing Tuna Prices, Faces $100 Million Collusion Fine

      SAN FRANCISCO — Authorities say StarKist has agreed to plead guilty to price fixing as part of a broad collusion investigation of the canned tuna industry. Federal prosecutors announced the plea agreement Thursday and said the company faces a fine up to $100 million. Bumble Bee Foods last year pleaded guilty to the same charge and paid a $25 million fine. Chicken of the Sea has not been charged because prosecutors say the company exposed the scheme and cooperated with the investigation...

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    3. CEOs Aren't Disclosing Their Real Compensation. The Pay Gap is Much Worse Than You Think.

      CEOs Aren't Disclosing Their Real Compensation. The Pay Gap is Much Worse Than You Think.

      CEOs aren't disclosing their real compensation. The pay gap is much worse than you think. The pay gap between workers and CEOs is already high. Add in gains on stock options, and it's infuriating. We need to keep CEOs accountable. Post to Facebook CEOs aren't disclosing their real compensation. The pay gap is much worse than you think. The pay gap between workers and CEOs is already high...

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    4. Warren Buffett to Retire from Kraft Heinz Board, Aiming to Decrease Travel Commitments

      Warren Buffett to Retire from Kraft Heinz Board, Aiming to Decrease Travel Commitments

      Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor, will step down from the board of Kraft Heinz following the end of his term in April. In a statement, Kraft Heinz said Buffett's tenure as a member of its board of directors , a position he has held since July 2015, will end at its upcoming 2018 annual meeting of ...

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    5. Socially Responsible Investing means Clearing a Few Hurdles

      Socially Responsible Investing means Clearing a Few Hurdles

      Share CLOSE Investors can most certainly make money through holding socially responsible stocks, said Amy O'Brien, Head of Responsible Investing for TIAA-CREF. O'Brien added that companies that make ESG factors - Environmental, Social & Governance - high priori Newslook Greenpeace handout photo of their activists scaling one of the giant legs of Jet company's oil platform in the Cromarty Firth, 20 miles north of Inverness, Scotland, 01 April 2001, with the words "Oil Kills" painted on it.

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    6. Report: 2014 CEO Pay 300 Times Average Worker

      Report: 2014 CEO Pay 300 Times Average Worker

      The United States' chief executive officers made 303 times as much as the average worker in 2014, according to a report from the Economic Policy Institute to be released Monday. The report from the left-leaning think tank found that average CEO compensation for the largest firms was $16.3 million in 2014, an increase of 3.9% from last year and 54.3% since the end of the financial crisis in 2009...

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    7. Ford Board of Directors Wins Shareholder Approval

      Ford Board of Directors Wins Shareholder Approval

      Announcement in May 2014 that Alan Mulally would retire as Ford CEO on July 1, 2014, to be replaced by Mark Fields (right). Executive Chairman Bill Ford is in center. DETROIT Ford retains the status quo after Thursday's annual meeting, where shareholders voted their approval of the 15 members of the board of directors while turning down calls to change the dual-class nature of the voting shares...

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