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bonus

A general term for any benefit of a job or a lump-sum payment given to an employee, often at year’s end—e.g., “Christmas bonus”—which is a tangible expression of the employer’s gratitude for the employee’s performance.

bonus

Any benefit of a job or a lump-sum of cash given to an employee, which is a tangible expression of the employer's gratitude for the employee's performance. See Immune bonus, Marriage bonus, Signing bonus.
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Tatiana Suarez: $64,000 ($30,000 to show, $30,000 win bonus, $4,000 fight week incentive pay)
Some analysts also believe that highly leveraged companies (carrying very high debt) prefer to issue bonus shares to borrow more from the financial institutions.
Mark Majek, operations director with the state Board of Nursing, received a bonus of $9,000, also in August.
The NH Supreme Court has defined "willfully and without good cause" to mean, "voluntary, with knowledge of the obligation and despite the financial ability to pay the wages owed." Liquidated damages are less likely to be found if the employer had a written bonus plan and/or policy and followed it in good faith--albeit erroneously.
Histo-rical data for bonus issues also indicate that only one-third of these companies have been active in rewarding their shareholders with bonus over the same period.
Shi Baodong, Chairman of Orient Victory China said, "In recognition of the continuous support of the Shareholders, the Company proposes the Bonus Warrants Issue to allow them to participate in the future growth and development of the Company.
"Investment banking bonuses ranged from a low of one and a half month's bonus up to a high of seven months basic for one bank.
Oregon's assistant coaches also will receive bonuses totalling $333,665 for appearing in the Alamo Bowl, not including any bonus money paid to offensive coordinator Scott Frost, who left to become the head coach at Central Florida.
Dubai: Those lucky enough to receive a company bonus may get excited at the prospect of a bumper pay packet during the "bonus season" in March and April, but the reality is that the majority of people in the UAE are using this extra cash to settle debt or pay bills.
Chairman CDA has accorded due approval to payment of this Eid bonus as per agreement between CDA management and CDA employees union.
If the bonus is paid to the employee before year end and the accrual-method employer s liability is incurred so that the employer is able to take a deduction by year end, both parties are probably pretty happy.