We had our yearly evaluations in March and usually get our raise in April. This year they revamped the process so you could get a "range" of raises from 2 - 5%. We have several yearly goals and it isn't easy to "excell". So our site director just came over and told us that the hospital couldn't afford to give us our whole raise, and we would be getting half of whatever we were supposed to get So my 3.5% is now 1.75%. SU hasn't had a raise in 3 years and our health care detuctible raised to $4000 for the year. I just keep repeating - "at least I have a job, at least I have a job......."