AIG typically hasn't given a raise to most employees in years. You may be an outstanding performer, but only management and senior management seem to be worthy and are given raises. The cost of living continues to increase, but not the pay for working employees. STI who knows. It's always a secret and managers have a way of giving their favorites more.
Think that @12sKeEkw-umxw said it right. Too bad some of us old timers don’t have any other choice but to stay