New ERI White Paper: For-profit Filings in US and Canada

by ERI Salary Surveys 1. November 2011 08:43

In “Overview of Publicly Traded Financial and Compensation Disclosures in North America,” ERI Researcher Rick Pemmant examines the governing authorities directing disclosures in the United States and Canada, the actual requirements imposed on publicly traded organizations, and where the data is made available to the public.


Payless Shoes Fits the ERI Executive Compensation Index

by Malak Kazan, CECP, CCP, CBP, GRP 31. October 2011 07:10

ERI Economic Research Institute’s Executive Compensation Index for the first half of 2011 indicated that restricted stock awards increased 27.8%, and bonuses and non-equity incentives increased 32%, while base salaries and stock option awards were relatively constant for the year. These results aligned with the bearish market, conservative spending, and shareholder activism against excessive risk compensation practices that were prevalent for the time period covered, which continue to spill over to current conditions. 


ERI Compensation Research Cited in Portland Business Journal

by ERI Salary Surveys 27. October 2011 09:47

Nonprofit executive compensation research conducted by ERI Economic Research Institute was cited in a recent Portland Business Journal article, “Goodwill CEO Miller highest-paid in state,” by Mathew Kish, Staff Writer.


Senator Grassley Requests Examination of Public Charity Definition

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 19. October 2011 09:12

At the Senate Finance Committee Hearing, “Tax Reform Options: Incentives for Charitable Giving” on October 18, 2011, the ability for individual taxpayers to deduct charitable contributions was the major focus as the search for additional sources of tax revenue and discussion of tax reform are getting serious in these tight economic times.


ERI Survey Shows 2012 U.S. Salary Increases of 2.8% Planned

by ERI Salary Surveys 6. October 2011 15:27

While the strength of the U.S. economy remains uncertain, companies are still budgeting for some salary increases, according to the recently released ERI Economic Research Institute’s 2011 Salary Increase Survey.


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