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Articles by Jessica Marquez

The Fuzzy Math on Executive Pay

February 16, 2006
The SEC's 370-page proposal for executive compensation disclosure could create more questions than answers. Companies point to difficulties placing a value on perks and future benefits while claiming that competitive information could be compromised.
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Women's Retirement Participation Rising

February 16, 2006
Women are more likely to participate in their retirement plans than men at similar income levels, according to a study conducted by the Employee Benefit Research Institute. The trend toward great participation by women is a change from the past.
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Dedicated to Development

February 16, 2006
Engineering and construction company Washington Group International is investing $50 million annually in its workforce's future. Can the company maintain this level of commitment and will this bold approach pay off?
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Retooling Pay

November 11, 2005
Unable to sustain high wages and rich benefits amid global competition, old-guard employers may need to turn to performance-base compensation and incentives to attract and retain workers.
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