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Market Slashes Fannie, Freddie CEO's Pay

September 26, 2008
The fired chief executives of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac amounted to only about a third of what was reported in the news media at the time because of plunges in the mortgage giants’ stock prices, the companies’ regulator says.
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Delphi to Freeze DB Plans September 30

September 26, 2008
Delphi was authorized Tuesday, September 23, by a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge to freeze the plans as part of its restructuring plan to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
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Exec Pay Curbs Likely to Be Part of Bailout

September 25, 2008
Members of Congress are getting an earful from constituents who are angry about exorbitant salaries earned by Wall Street titans. The legislation is likely to contain provisions to limit executive pay excesses.
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Establishing a Culture of Compliance

September 16, 2008
Rather than relying strictly on the human resources department or online training programs, organizations should consider enlisting trusted leaders throughout the organization both to disseminate technical information about compliance and to sell others on its importance.
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Give 'Em a Break ... or Get Sued

September 16, 2008
Employers are being slapped with lawsuits—costing them millions of dollars in some cases—by workers who say they are being compelled to work through meal breaks. Antiquated labor laws are to blame, some corporations say. But plaintiff attorneys blame in part deteriorating corporate ethics.
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