Bibian Murakawa, a member of the girl idol group HKT48 based in Fukuoka, Japan, accidentally revealed the amount she earn through her stream after failing to turn off the camera during her most recent streaming session with fans.
The clip, which has now gained more than 508,000 views on Twitter after being shared by Japanese user 48gtosaka, shows Murakawa saying goodbye to her fans as she concludes her most recent stream, according to SoraNews24.
Asian Americans have the highest income inequality among all ethnic groups in the United States, a new report from the Pew Research Center said.
The observation comes as Asians remain the most financially successful of all groups, earning a median annual income of $51,288 to Whites ($47,958), Blacks ($31,082) and Hispanics ($30,400) in 2016.
A high-profile accounting firm based in Britain recently published a report indicating that its Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) employees receive approximately 13% less in salary than their White peers.
PwC, recognized as one of the world’s top four accounting firms, revealed in self-published data on Monday that the BAME pay gap is currently 12.8% while the bonus gap is 35.4%, the Independent reports.
Chinese tech firm Tencent, owner of the messenger app WeChat, was recently revealed to have paid some impressively high salaries last year, with ranges that would put even Apple to shame.
The company reportedly paid an unnamed employee $40 million in salary and bonuses last year, according to Mashable. The amount was significantly higher from the firm’s top salary in 2015, which was $35 million.
Businesses run by the highest-paid CEOs are some of the most underperforming companies, research firm MSCI said.
Their study saw little evidence linking large pay to long-term stock performance. More surprisingly, CEOs who are paid less were found to earn larger investment returns.
Asian men make more money compared to white, black and Hispanic males in terms of median hourly earnings, a new study from Pew Research Center finds. The analysis is based on last year’s data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
As reported, Asian men had hourly earnings of $24 in 2015, outpacing white men who made $21. Black men on average earned $15 an hour while Hispanic men came last earning $14 an hour.
As an engineer, Haseeb Qureshi hustled Airbnb’s starting-pay package from $120,000 to $250,000.
Qureshi, a former professional poker player with an English degree, recently wrote a blog post sharing his tips on how to navigate the work space and land job interviews.
When any money-making enterprise hits a rough patch, budget cuts are simply a necessary measure — even for evil billion-dollar terrorist organizations.
If you’ve ever suspected your boss was a narcissistic jerk, a new study may back you up.
Researchers from the University of Bern found that workers who scored higher on some “dark triad” traits — psychopathy, narcissism and Machiavellianism — often had more opportunities for raises and promotions to leadership positions, according to Minds for Business.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has adopted a new protocol mandated by the Dodd-Frank financial law that will require large companies to disclose their median compensation level starting in 2018.
The law was established for the benefit of company shareholders as they will be presented with more information pertaining to how executives are paid. While this law will undoubtedly benefit shareholders it may also come with some unintended backlash.
Since making headlines in April for his decision to raise the minimum wage for all employees at his company to a comfortable $70,000 a year, Dan Price, the CEO of Gravity Payments, has hit some hard times.
Two of his “most valued” employees quit after his announcement, he’s lost a few clients over fears of fee hikes, he faces a lawsuit from his own brother who owns a minority share in the company, and he is now renting out his house to make ends meet.
Discussion of salary data is not something most companies welcome or encourage, but preventing such conversations is illegal.
Erica Baker, a former Google employee, recently put the law to the test when she systematically exposed the internet tech giant’s pay inequalities with a simple spreadsheet.