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What to expect in the workplace in 2017

What to expect in the workplace in 2017

Like so many things for the year ahead, changes probably are coming to the workplace.

We asked several human resources experts and employment lawyers what they think we'll be talking about regarding compensation, benefits and how bosses manage their people. Some predictions:

More companies will eliminate the once-a-year pay raise

It’s long been a corporate rite of passage: the 2% or 3% annual merit raise. But human resources consultants say more companies are questioning whether the annual approach is best.

For one, when spread out over a year, the small bumps are typically meager, barely registering in many...