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Forum Post: Citibank shareholders block executive pay increase

Posted 6 years ago on April 18, 2012, 2:55 p.m. EST by Pequod (17)
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This is how to work within the system and block ridiculous compensation packages.



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[-] 1 points by myows (133) 6 years ago

Here's hoping that the masses are waking up. There is something very wrong here that needs to be addressed. I work for Verizon which is a healthy, profitable company. The old CEO and incoming CEO pulled in 50 MILLION DOLLARS between them last year. So how is this profitable company treating the workers? By trying to take away pensions,healthcare and outsourcing American jobs overseas! Do these CEO's feel any obligation toward keeping the middle class alive in this country or is it all just "hooray for me, the heck with you? " I'm pretty sure I already know the answer to that question.

[-] 1 points by hchc (3297) from Tampa, FL 6 years ago

Yes, I saw this and thought it was great.

[-] 1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 6 years ago

Hmmmm, OK, just send me several million shares in GE, and I'll see what I can do.

[-] 0 points by Pequod (17) 6 years ago

Well if 5 million OWSers bought 100 shares, thet could effect change, real change.

[-] 1 points by francismjenkins (3713) 6 years ago

It's a really great thought to think OWS might have 5 million supporters in the future, when I say supporters, I mean people who actually do something in support of OWS (whether it be donate what they can, protest, or something tangible), not necessarily people who tacitly agree with some of its grievances (which is probably a decent share of the population).

[-] 1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 6 years ago

A viewpoint based on ifs, is a pretty tall order.

Just send me enough shares to gain controlling interest, and I'll see what I can do.

[-] 0 points by Pequod (17) 6 years ago

You have another idea? Lets hear it.

[-] 1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 6 years ago

I thought you knew?

It was kind of self evident.

It says so right on the title page!!!

sorry you missed it.....:(


I guess getting lost on the net is easier than I thought.

[-] 1 points by ClearTarget (216) 6 years ago

Why not include a link to the initial post? Would help to get things going faster.

[-] 1 points by ClearTarget (216) 6 years ago

Yes, I know these articles are out there but including a link in your initial post would help you get feedback quicker on these forums.