The problems with paying too much for hired help

WAS last week's "first strike" vote by shareholders against the executive-pay report of Woodside Petroleum such a big surprise or, as Slugcatcher suspects, just another sign of simmering discontent by the owners of the business?

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The official line from management is that the vote was some form of international conspiracy orchestrated by proxy advisers, specialist firms which suggest which way a shareholder should vote on

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