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at-riskadjective [before noun]

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HR used to describe a ​part of some ​employees' ​pay that they only get if they do their ​job well: at-risk pay/compensation No at-risk ​pay is ​awarded for ​performance that does not ​meetexpectations. Under the ​agreement, the ​term "​annualbasepayrate" will be ​redefined to ​exclude all at-risk ​compensation.
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