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Only six of 494 S&P 500 companies failed to receive majority support for their say on pay proposals in 2014.

The 2014 proxy season featured a 15% drop in say on pay volatility - the number of companies which experienced a year-over-year change in say on pay support exceeding 20 percentage points.

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Usefulness of Pay Ratio Questioned by ISS, Global Investor Group

August 29, 2015 [Center News Story]

Despite the articles lauding the "insight" that the pay ratio disclosures will bring in …

Glassdoor "Study" on Unofficial Pay Ratios Gets Surprising Media Attention

August 29, 2015 [Center News Story]

A recent blog post by Glassdoor economist Andrew Chamberlain garnered significant media …

New Memo Notes Push Against EPS as a Metric by CTW Investment Group, Link to Short-Termism Debate

August 29, 2015 [Center News Story]

As investors move beyond poor pay practices and begin to scrutinize incentive metrics and …

Five More S&P 500 Companies Report Passing Say on Pay Results

August 29, 2015 [Center News Story]

Since the Center's last say on pay update, five more S&P 500 companies, led by …

DC Circuit Confirms Conflict Minerals Rule Violates First Amendment

August 22, 2015 [Center News Story]

This week, the influential D.C. Court of Appeals upheld its November 2014 decision …

S&P 500 CEO Pay Up 0.9% in 2014, According to Equilar Report

August 22, 2015 [Center News Story]

CEO pay in the S&P 500 grew only 0.9% to $10.3 million in 2014, compared to 10.9% the …