The NBA's salary cap is about to explode thanks...
Not a good start to 2015.
Last week, we took a look at the 25...
One reason the Seattle Seahawks are the...
The NFL set the 2014 salary cap at $US133...
In the NBA teams need to worry about getting below the salary cap in the future if they want to be players in the free agent market. But for the purposes of in-season payroll levels, the salary cap is nearly meaningless compared to the tax level. This season, 25 of […]
Kobe Bryant signed a two-year, $US48.5 million extension that will keep him with the Los Angeles Lakers through the 2015-16 season, the team announced today. Because of the brevity of the contract, Kobe’s relatively advanced age, and his “#Laker4Life” tweet after signing the deal, it appears that he will retire […]
Overpaying is good, but not too much.
[credit provider=”Jim Rogash/Getty Images”] There’s a relatively simple way to create salary cap room out of thin air, and it’s happening all over the NFL right now.
[credit provider=”World Economic Forum” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/worldeconomicforum/”] Almost half of the bosses of the UK’s biggest companies failed to secure a rise in their salaries this year during the “shareholder spring” move against excessive boardroom pay.The chief executives of 46% of FTSE 100 companies had their basic salary frozen, according to Deloitte […]
[credit provider=”Flickr user: essygie” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/essygie/5268112425/”] UK Business Secretary Vincent Cable has been called to parliament today to discuss the government’s plans to regulate executive pay, the Telegraph reports.”We cannot accept top pay rising at five times average workers’ pay as we did last year,” Cable told parliament.
[credit provider=”Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/beglen/218449705/”] Asking for a raise takes guts. Especially in this economy.But asking for a raise that you deserve is perfectly reasonable, and you should go for it once you’ve done the necessary prep work.
The NFL lockout is nearing its end, and we now know that the 2011 salary cap figure will be $120 million. That is big drop from 2009, but still way up from the early days of the cap.
According to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, the pay gap between men and women is about 23 per cent.
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jrue_Holliday_76ers_vs_Wizards.jpg”] It was almost 10 years ago that Allen Iverson provided the last memorable moment in Philadelphia 76ers history.He’d shocked the L.A. Lakers with a three-pointer in overtime, and then emphatically stepped over a defeated Tyronn Lue on his way back down the floor.
[credit provider=”JPDaigle on flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jpdaigle/2629499792/”] Accountants handling sales calls. Designers writing editorial. Entry-level employees working with major clients. None are uncommon scenarios post-recession. “Job descriptions are written in sand, and the wind is blowing,” management consultant Rich Moran told SmartMoney. According to the U.S. labour Department, the number of hours employees […]