Archive for April 21st, 2009

Firms End Key Benefit for Executives

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Published in the Wall Street Journal April 21, 2009 by Cari Tuna

Dozens of U.S. corporate executives are losing a controversial benefit — and gaining bigger tax bills.

As the recession fuels outrage over executive-pay excesses, 43 companies in Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index will stop paying certain taxes for their top brass this year, according to a review of 2009 regulatory filings for The Wall Street Journal by compensation-research firm Equilar Inc.

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Developing a Club Survey

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Expert Perspective by Grahall’s Claudia DeFrancisco

expert perspective telescopeA club survey can be an effective and efficient method for understanding of the compensation trends and issues.

A club survey is a survey in which the participants — the members of the club — sponsor the survey, share in the cost and are responsible for the survey’s design and administration. Club surveys focusing on rewards components and issues can be an effective tool for targeting specific labor markets and unique jobs.

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