This 2012 video from the USA says about itself:
CEOs Make 380x As Much As The Average Worker
Via Think Progress: “According to the latest edition of the AFL-CIO‘s Executive Pay Watch report, the gap between CEO pay and worker pay expanded last year. In 2011, CEOs in the Fortune 500 made an average of $12 million, about 380 times what the average worker makes…”. The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur breaks it down.
Read more from Pat Garofalo here.
Translated from Dutch NOS TV today:
Unilever boss earns 292 times as much as ‘average’ employee
The so-called pay gap – the difference in salary between the highest boss of a corporation and the average employee – is biggest in the Netherlands at Unilever. CEO Paul Polman receives 292 times more than the average worker of the detergent and food corporation, according to research by Het Financieele Dagblad daily.
Just behind that comes the CEO of beer brewer Heineken, Jean Francois van Boxmeer. His remuneration is 277 times higher than that of the average employee. The top men of publisher Relx (184 times), supermarket group Ahold Delhaize (182 times) and publisher Wolters Kluwer (168 times) complete the top five.
USA: The wage gap costs Black women nearly $1 million in their lifetimes.