As the downturn takes its toll on profits, many companies are imposing new rollbacks on workers who survive layoffs.
Roughly one-third of big companies are reducing, delaying, or freezing raises, while more than half are cutting bonuses.* Others are cutting salaries outright.
Ford Motor (F), Visteon (VC), and other corporations are passing rising health-care costs on to workers through higher deductibles and larger co-payments.
Some employers, including General Motors (GM) and Lucent Technologies (LU), are scaling back matching contributions to workers' 401(k) retirement programs.
Say good-bye to catered lunches, concierge service, and at-desk massages. These and other such boom-time niceties were among the first cuts made.
* According to a survey of 100 large companies
Data: William M. Mercer, Watson Wyatt, Hewitt Associates