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Sony posts losses while CEO earns $8.8M

TOKYO — Sony Corp., which has posted consecutive annual losses, said today its chief executive has received around 800 million yen ($8.8 million) in annual pay. Nearly half of Welsh-born Howard Stringer’s pay came from stock options, said Sony spokeswoman Mami Imada. Stringer’s annual pay in the financial year to March 2010 was made public at Sony’s shareholders meeting. Sony ...

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U.S. workers see earnings rise

Real average hourly earnings for all employees rose 0.1 percent from March to April, seasonally adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. This increase stems from a 0.1 percent decrease in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) while average hourly earnings remained unchanged. Real average weekly earnings rose 0.4 percent over the month, as a result ...

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Chinese Microsoft plants violate labor policies

GUANGZHOU, China — Two factories that make Microsoft Corp. products in southern China violated overtime regulations and failed to properly register the use of workers aged 16 to 18, a monitoring group said Monday. The problems at the plants in the city of Dongguan were initially raised last week by the National Labor Committee, a New York-based nonprofit that tracks ...

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Average earnings remained flat last year

Real average hourly earnings was unchanged from Dec. 2009 to Jan. 2010, seasonally adjusted, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. A 0.2 percent increase in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) was offset by a 0.2 percent increase in average hourly earnings for all employees. Real average weekly earnings grew 0.3 percent over the month, as a ...

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Average earnings up and down

Real average hourly earnings in the U.S. fell 0.5 percent from October to November, seasonally adjusted, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. A 0.5 percent increase in the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) more than offset a 0.1 percent increase in average hourly earnings for production and non-supervisory workers. Real average weekly earnings rose ...

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Workers earn less

Real average hourly earnings fell 0.1 percent from September to October, seasonally adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. A 0.3 percent increase in the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) slightly offset a 0.3 percent increase in average hourly earnings for production and non-supervisory workers. Since reaching a recent high point in Dec. ...

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