Are you sitting down? Seriously, you may want to take a seat.
According to statistics from the AFL-CIO, the average CEO earns 354 times the average employee. Yes, you read that right.
The nation’s largest federation of trade unions has been keeping track of this stat for years.
Perhaps it’s not such a shock after all. In 1982 the ratio was 42 to one compared to 201 to one in 1992, compared to 281 to one in 2002. Read more