SEC To Approve Dodd-Frank Pay Gap Rules

SEC To Approve Dodd-Frank Pay Gap Rules

2:27pm Aug 05, 2015
Former Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT) (3rd R) speaks during a news conference on the fifth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act with (L-R) Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), S

It will soon be easier for millions of Americans to compare their paycheck to the CEO’s.

The Securities and Exchange Commission is slated to finalize a rule to make companies disclose the pay gap between CEOs and regular employees. It’s part of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law and it comes after years of debate on the topic.

Ali Velshi of Al Jazeera America joins Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd to discuss the rule, how it will work and why it took so long to finalize.


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