This excerpt taken from the FL DEF 14A filed Apr 9, 2009.
Items Disregarded for Annual and Long-Term Bonus Calculations
Under normal circumstances, the Compensation Committee has no discretion to increase annual or long-term bonus payments, which are formula-driven based upon Company performance, and our program for the named executive officers does not provide for discretionary adjustments based upon individual performance. The Compensation Committee has not adjusted, either upward or downward, any of the annual or long-term bonus payments to the named executive officers shown in the summary compensation table from pay-outs calculated based upon the applicable formula. The Committee has limited authority when determining bonus payments, consistent with Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code, to disregard certain events that it determines to be unusual or non-recurring. When establishing the targets, the Committee normally specifies certain items that it considers to be unusual or non-recurring, and these events, if they occur, are automatically excluded when calculating payments. For example, in recent years targets have excluded the effect of acquisitions or dispositions, any non-cash impairment charges, and changes in accounting and tax rules.
In 2008, in addition to disregarding tax regulatory changes, results of the CCS business acquired during the year, and results of disposed operations, we excluded the following items in calculation of annual bonus pay-outs: