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bonus

noun additive, benefit, boni, boon, bounty, donation, extra, gift, gratuity, honorarium, incentive, perquisites, pourboire, premium, prime, reward, something over and above, surplus, surplusage, tip
Associated concepts: bonus stock
See also: benefit, bounty, commission, contribution, donation, fee, gift, gratuity, largess, perquisite, premium, present, prize, reward, sterling, surplus, tip

BONUS, contrads. A premium paid to a grantor or vendor; as, e. g. the bank paid a bonus to the state for its charter. A consideration given for what is received.

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The department's figures indicate in each of the past five years, a third of workers in the agency got a bonus.
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.
He added: "Another concerning trend is the number of people leaving their bonus in the bank.
Alternatively, suppose the facts are the same as above, but Tom is required to be employed on the bonus payment date to receive the bonus.
The provision of an overarching bonus scheme itself was discretionary;
It does not matter that the amount of bonus payable to each employee cannot be ascertained prior to the end of the tax year--the "fact of liability" component of the all-events test is satisfied provided the employer is obligated to pay a minimum amount of bonuses in aggregate.
Therefore, the year-end bonus is expected to top eight months.
Devising bonus schemes is now an industry in itself.
The Western Mail has put a Freedom of Information request to the Welsh Assembly Government asking for salary and bonus details for each of the top 30 civil servants in the last financial year.
Air New Zealand Airpoints Award: up to 10,000 bonus miles Expires: 5/30/2009 Restrictions: Earn 1,000 bonus miles for every third qualifying night stay at InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Staybridge Suites or Candlewood Suites hotel worldwide (up to 10,000 bonus miles).
A bonus is an addition to regular salary or compensation that is provided, usually near year end, to enable employees to share in profits resulting from a successful year.
125,500, the average bonus on Wall Street in the beginning of 2006, will seem like chump change at the start of 2007 when bonuses averaging $650,000 are expected to have a major impact on first quarter sales numbers.