Spousal Travel For Free Is Hidden Executive Perk At Many Corporations
Executives who are already bringing home multimillion dollar compensation packages should leave their spouses at home on business trips or pay the tabs themselves.
Excerpt from USA Today
Your company is almost certain to pick up your business trip costs. But if your spouse or significant other tags along, who foots the bill?
… At a time when some companies are under shareholder pressure to rein in excessive pay and benefits, many continue to offer a little-known perk buried in the fine print of Securities & Exchange Commission filings: the business travel tab of the spouses and significant others of CEOs, senior execs and board members.