AFL-CIO study finds CEO/employee pay gap is widening

The study says the average CEO earned 331 times the average employee’s salary in 2013

Although one recent study found that CEO pay slowed in 2013, another released by the AFL-CIO says that the gap in pay between CEO’s and their employees is as large as ever.

The numbers, released by the largest federation of unions in the United States, say that CEOs in S&P 500 companies took home an average of $11.7 million in 2013. That data comes from the Securities and Exchange Commission and The average employee, meanwhile, earned just $35,293.

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