CEO Gives Away His Bonus To Employees

Yahoo - April 19, 2013

Lord Wolfson, CEO of Next, the U.K.'s biggest department store chain, gave his entire annual bonus--$3.6 million—to his employees. Read »

Well, Lloyd Blankfein, You Almost Got $10 Million

Fortune - February 12, 2013

With one year left, Goldman Sachs looks like it will come up woefully short of producing a big payout for its CEO and other executives. Read »

Death Of The Year-End Bonus

Starr Conspiracy - December 13, 2012

Only 53 percent of companies provide year-end bonuses. Read »

Employees Want A Bonus, Not A Holiday Party

Forbes - December 3, 2012

Cash is at the top of their wish list this year, according to a recent online survey by Harris Interactive on behalf of Glassdoor. Read »

Microsoft Just Cut Ballmer’s Bonus

Seattle Times - October 10, 2012

The company’s board awarded him 91 percent of his target bonus, citing modest growth in Windows Phone’s market share; a decline in Windows revenue; and the company’s failure to provide a browser choice screen on... Read »

Sony Execs Give Up Bonuses After $5.8B Loss

Industry Week - June 6, 2012

Sony said on June 5 that seven senior executives, including its new chief, will not receive bonuses tied to its latest annual results, which saw the troubled firm post a record $5.8 billion loss. Read »

Gannett CEO: Only Give Me $4.6 Million

Huffington Post - March 20, 2012

Someone had to take a stand against ridiculous bonuses and high executive pay and that person was Gannett CEO Gracia Martore. Read »

Seriously? Ex-BP CEO Gets Million-Dollar Bonus

New York Post - March 7, 2012

Former BP chief executive Tony Hayward received a bonus from the UK oil major last month worth about £720,000 ($1.1 million) in shares, despite his July 2010 resignation following the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Read »

Wall Street Bonus Pool Shrinks

Wall Street Journal - February 29, 2012

Wall Street cash bonuses for 2011 are expected to have tumbled 14% from a year earlier... Read »

Barclays Capping Cash Bonuses…

Wall Street Journal - February 10, 2012

Barclays is responding to a difficult environment for investment banks and intense political scrutiny of pay in Britain. Read »

RBS CEO… Bonus…

The Guardian - February 8, 2012

Banker admits he cannot win 'societal argument' on bonuses – 'none of us are starving' – but insists he is a 'commercial animal' and wants to be paid as such. Read »

Aw, Shucks: Goldman CEO’s Bonus Cut To $7M

Financial Times - February 6, 2012

Lloyd Blankfein, chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs, has become the latest banker to take a cut to his bonus, underscoring a dismal year for big Wall Street banks. Read »

These CEOs Each Got $100M+ For Being Fired

ABC - January 27, 2012

So-called golden parachutes are contractual provisions that compensate executives, if they are terminated without cause. And according to a first-of-its-kind report, the payout practice has guaranteed several outgoing chiefs... Read »

The CEO Bankruptcy Bonus

Wall Street Journal - January 27, 2012

On the way to bankruptcy court, Lear Corp., a car-parts supplier, closed 28 factories, cut more than 20,000 jobs and wiped out shareholders. Still, Lear sought $20.6 million in bonuses for key executives and other... Read »

Goldman Sachs Employees Are Literally Crying

Business Insider - January 20, 2012

Everyone knew bonuses would be down. But the big question going into today's comp communication at Goldman was how much they would be down. Read »