For decades, the wage gap between CEOs and their average worker has been growing further apart, from a ratio of 31-to-1 in 1978, to 320-to-1 in 2019, according to the Economic Policy Institute. During the pandemic, that disparity has only become more obvious, with some top executives at companies nationwide raking in large paychecks even as they let go employees or the company’s revenue fell. Boston Globe columnist Shirley Leung, who recently wrote a piece about how that dynamic played out in New England, and MIT Sloan School of Business senior lecturer Bob Pozen, joined Jim Braude to discuss how the pandemic has opened up conversations about reducing inequality.

"Change isn't going to happen overnight, but you do feel new pressure this year," Leung said.

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