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End "Golden Parachute" Payouts for Wall Street Executives

Tell Congress to support the Financial Services Conflict of Interest Act to stop corporations and Wall Street from giving huge “golden parachute” payouts to executives who leave their companies to take government posts.

Trade Deals Must Work for Working People

Sign the petition now to tell U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and President Barack Obama that the Trans-Pacific Partnership or any other future trade deal needs to work for working people, not big corporations.


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Executive Paywatch

CEOs of S&P 500 Index companies made 373 times the average wages of rank-and-file workers in 2014. In 1980, CEOs of large U.S. companies made 42 times the average wages of workers. Find out more at the AFL-CIO's Executive Paywatch.

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