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In retrospect, Howard should have taken the raise instead of asking for his own cubicle.
"Of course, the money's good, but it's the teeth that keep me coming back."
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"We have a new financial model where you don't get paid anything."
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"Can we talk about this after work?"
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"I'm so ready to quit - the pay sucks, and every night I go home reeking of hazelnut."
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'Next time, I say let's be proactive and vote ourselves a pay raise before the government shutdown.'
"Tag! Your salary's frozen."
'Dan lost his job in October, but we've made some lifestyle changes that have helped to compensate for the drop in income.'
"Someday, son, all this will be mine."
"Your interest in the salary makes me wonder how 'self-motivated' you really are."
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"Look - we'll whistle when it's fifteen dollars an hour."
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"Let's talk comparable worth."
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'A glass ceiling?...Don't be ridiculous. The sign works just fine.'
'Accounting has calculated how much we've paid you compared to how much work you've done. You owe the company $53, 972.'
The hourglass figure of economic injustice.
"Care to give to the fund to help save your job?"
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'$800,000 per year? Is that with or without an incentive bonus?'
Salt was given to Roman soldiers as wages. That was their 'Salarium' which is the origin of our word 'salary'.
'I'm afraid we can't PAY you but would you accept endless meaningless platitudes about your valuable contribution to the decision making process instead?'
'I'm exploring another revenue stream.'
"As far as I'm concerned, they can do what they want with the minimum wage, just as long as they keep their hands off the maximum wage."
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'Will work for union scale.'
"I feel like a man trapped in a woman's salary."