Cannabis Compensation #2

Fred WhittleseyConscious Compensation: The Impact Compensation Blog, Pay and Performance: The Compensation Blog, Uncategorized

From the Cannabis Compensation Consultant “A page-by-page peek at pair of popular pot periodicals and the people who publish pages for the partying portion of the population.” That was the subtitle of a term paper in Journalism 101, circa 1976, and the professor was the founder of the LA Free Press, Art Kunkin (died 30 April 2019). The paper received a … Read More

Conscious Compensation® Principles: Equitable, But Not Always Equal

Fred WhittleseyConscious Compensation: The Impact Compensation Blog, Uncategorized

  This week, the White House posted “These Businesses Are Taking The Equal Pay Pledge” listing 28 companies that have done so. The blog post opens with, and some companies repeat, the misleading datapoint that “the typical woman working full-time all year in the United States earned only 79 percent of what the typical man earned working full-time all year.” One company, Glassdoor, … Read More

The Theology of Pay

Fred WhittleseyConscious Compensation: The Impact Compensation Blog, Uncategorized

Compensation, as a news topic, has worked its way from the Business section to the Front Page (where there are still pages).  For example, the Seattle Times did its annual story on executive pay, in the Business section, but the Sunday front page (full disclosure, I was quoted) carried the headline “As pay raises increase for Northwest CEOs, so does income … Read More