yuhong writes: "This blog post from HP details how they are restoring their salaries of employees that was affected by the pay cuts made in 2009, among other things. It says that "The vast majority of HP employees who were affected by the base pay reductions during the economic downturn in 2009 will have their base pay reinstated. Importantly, and in keeping with our pay-for-performance culture, employees must meet certain performance criteria to be eligible."" Link to Original Source
Real programmers don't bring brown-bag lunches. If the vending machine
doesn't sell it, they don't eat it. Vending machines don't sell quiche.