Companies may be spending millions to comply with it, but more than two years after its passage, the majority of workers and investors don't know what Sarbanes-Oxley is, according to a poll by staffing firm Hudson.

Eighty percent of U.S. workers and 76 percent of employed investors have never heard of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, according to a survey of 2,152 workers and 1,880 investors conducted for Hudson by research firm Rasmussen Reports.

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