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Softer Side

By Margaret Lyons in News on Jan 31, 2008 10:31PM

2008_1_31.sears.jpgSha na na na, sha na na na, Sears CEO Aylwin Lewis. Lewis's official last day is Saturday, but his bank account won't know the difference--he'll be collecting his $1 million salary and benefits through 2010. But that's just cause he did so well a godawful job that led to four quarters of net losses. Burn!

Things could be worse for Lewis, though. He could be one of the Sears employees from Hoffman Estates who has tuberculosis. Three employees at Sears HQ tested positive, which we thought was a ton--agh! TB!--until we found out that there were 13,779 cases of tuberculosis in the US in 2006.