The SEC has voted to approve a rule from the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law that will require publicly traded companies to publish the ratio between CEO pay and the earnings of the average employee.
Last year, the average compensation for chief executives of the top 350 American companies was $15.2 million. That was nearly 300 times the earnings of the average worker, according to a recent study by the Economic Policy Institute, or EPI. Is it worth it? CEO compensation has risen dramatically over the past several years as