Compensation

Nick Woodman (C), founder and CEO of GoPro celebrates during the company's initial public offering (IPO) at the Nasdaq Stock Exchange on June 26, 2014 in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

GoPro CEO Nick Woodman Declared Highest Paid Executive In U.S.

Nick Woodman, founder and CEO of San Mateo-based camera maker GoPro, has been declared the highest paid executive in the Bloomberg Pay Index after receiving 4.5 million shares valued at $284.5 million.

04/16/2015

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LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner’s Compensation Soars To $49 Million In 2013

LinkedIn CEO Jeffrey Weiner’s compensation rose about 42-fold in 2013 amid big gains in the professional networking service’s stock price.

04/28/2014

A prostitute waiting for customers stands on the sidewalk late on June 6, 2011 at the Bois de Boulogne park in Paris. AFP PHOTO / BERTRAND LANGLOIS (Photo credit should read BERTRAND LANGLOIS/AFP/Getty Images)

California To Allow Compensation For Prostitutes Who Are Victims Of Violent Crimes

California prostitutes who are attacked or assaulted will once again eligible for money from a state fund that compensates victims of violent crimes, a spokesman said Thursday.

12/12/2013

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison delivers a keynote address during the 2013 Oracle Open World conference on September 22, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Ellison kicked off the week-long Oracle Open World conference that runs through September 26. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oracle Defends CEO Larry Ellison’s Pay Package Against Shareholder Revolt

Oracle is trying to ward off a shareholder rebellion against policies that have consistently made its billionaire co-founder, Larry Ellison, one of the best-paid CEOs in the world.

10/02/2013

Smoke from the Chevron Richmond refinery fire as seen from Martinez. (CBS)

Hundreds Of Richmond Residents Seeking Claims Against Chevron

More than a thousand people have filed into the office of Richmond attorney Nicholas Haney, looking for compensation from Chevron.

08/08/2012

Meg Whitman

HP Awards New CEO Whitman With $16.5M Pay Package

Hewlett-Packard Co. ushered in Meg Whitman as its CEO with a $16.5 million compensation package. It hinges on whether the former candidate for California governor can lift the stumbling technology company’s stock price during the next two years.

02/03/2012

Solyndra Headquarters in Fremont (Solyndra Inc.)

Solyndra Asks Bankruptcy Judge To Allow $500K In Bonuses

The Washington Times reports that bankrupt Fremont-based solar panel maker Solyndra hopes to give its executives thousands of dollars in bonuses.

01/12/2012

Solyndra Headquarters in Fremont (Solyndra Inc.)

Fremont Lawmaker Calls On Solyndra To Compensate Employees

Congressman Pete Stark said the Warn Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act requires advance notification following a large layoff or shutdown, which happened earlier this week with Solyndra.

09/03/2011

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd. (AP)

Pay For Oracle’s Ellison, Hurd Valued At More Than $77M Each

Mark Hurd may get his $100 million payday after all. On Friday, Oracle disclosed that Hurd’s compensation for the year came in slightly higher than even CEO Larry Ellison’s.

CBS San Francisco–08/26/2011

Tower Car Wash in San Francisco. (CBS)

San Francisco Car Wash Sued For Wage Theft

The suit is seeking $3 million from the owners and operators of the Tower Car Wash for unfair business practices.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/17/2011

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