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'Who says we vote ourselves a huge pay rise, then spend the rest of the AGM practicing our humble expressions?'
"O.K., if you can't see your way to giving me a pay raise, how about giving Parkerson a pay cut?"
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"Apropos your request for a salary increase, we're going to have you appraised."
'If you really must know, I didn't give you a bonus this year because you're small,weak and I know I can take you.'
"So do I take it that's a 'NO' to the pay rise?"
Minimum wage vs maximum wage.
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Massive hike in CEO pay.
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'I demanded a raise. They moved my desk to the roof.'
"We've decided not to pay you anymore, but we are prepared to offer you 10% more meaingless platitudes about how valuable you are to the firm!"
"It's a book about how to ask for a raise, '50 shades of Pay'."
'We haven't had a chance to formally consult everyone about the pay offer yet...'
'Enough is enough. We're sick of being overworked and underpaid.'
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"For the first year, you get a cost-of-living raise every three months. Then, you hit the donut hole."
"Remember saying you'll give us a raise when 'pigs fly?' Well, it's time to pay up."
"I was thinking of giving you a raise, Caldron. But, then I decided I think too much."
'Sorry Bob, but I don't have the authority to give you a raise. I'm only your boss' dog.'
"No annual raises, but I will 'like' all your hard work on Facebook."
"Admit it Johnson, isn't a pat on the back more intrinsically rewarding than a salary rise?"
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'I take it your threat to leave unless you got a 30% pay increase didn't have the desired effect.'
'Tippit, your salary increase will become effective as soon as you do.'
'Does that mean I don't get the raise?'
'I appreciate the new title, Mr Boyle, but what I could really use is a raise.'
'Now, isn't this big hug much better than a lousy pay increase?'
"Er, Mr Trubshaw...would your digestive system stand up to a request for a salary increase?"
"Tell your wife I can't give you a raise every time she wants you to have one."