EarthLink CEO Received Raise as Workers Laid Off

EarthLink Inc. gave its leader a 76 percent increase in his annual bonus last year, during which time the nation’s third-largest Internet Service Provider said it was cutting 1,300 jobs, a regulatory filing shows.

The Atlanta-based company paid chief executive Garry Betty a $346,790 bonus in 2003, compared to a bonus of $196,590 in 2002