Business: Confidences Published

Last week the Securities & Exchange Commission trampled heavily on a most acute business bunion by publishing a list of high-salaried men of business. The salaries had been filed with the request that they be considered confidential, but SEC rated them as matters of public interest and therefore not to be concealed. Date of publication coincided with the Congress of American Industry (see p. 67) meeting in Manhattan; featured firm was General Motors whose President Alfred Pritchard Sloan Jr. was keynoter of the industrialists' session. Top salaries at Bethlehem Steel, Standard Oil of...

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