Compensating employees in the era of three per centSalary surveys show employers are looking beyond across-the-board pay raises as a way to compensate employeesBy Sheila Brawn10/28/2015|Canadian Payroll Reporter|Last Updated: 11/02/2015 Employees in Canada who are hoping for large pay increases next year may be disappointed. Surveys on expected base salary increases for 2016 show that, on average, employees will likely see their pay go up by no more than three per cent."Three per cent seems to be the new norm. It’s been the new norm for quite some time," says Sandra McLellan, North American practice leader, rewards, for Towers Watson. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.