Gaping Inequality: CEO Earns 1,795 Times The Average Worker

Bloomberg compiles data on worker to CEO pay gap for the Standard & Poor 500.
Bloomberg compiles data on worker to CEO pay gap for the Standard & Poor 500.

The financial crisis wreaked havoc on ordinary Americans while leaving many CEOs unscathed. So federal reforms, including the 2010 Dodd-Frank law, required companies to disclose their CEO-to-worker pay ratio. But for various reasons, they didn't do it, so Bloomberg News did the legwork. The news service published a chart that reveals staggering income inequality at the Standard & Poor's 500 Index of companies.