[Music by the incomparable Billy Bragg] NPR: American workers stay longer in the office, at the factory or on the farm than their counterparts
September 2, 2007

[Music by the incomparable Billy Bragg]

NPR:

American workers stay longer in the office, at the factory or on the farm than their counterparts in Europe and most other rich nations, and they produce more per person over the year.... The average U.S. worker produces $63,885 of wealth per year, more than their counterparts in all other countries, the International Labor Organization said in its report.

On the other hand, NorthJersey.com:

CEOs in large American companies averaged $10.8 million in total compensation in 2006, more than 364 times the pay of the average U.S. worker, based on data from an Associated Press survey of 386 Fortune 500 companies.

More Labor Day readings from David Sirota, Rep. George Miller, and Steve Skvara.

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