New Delhi: Can you imagine the morale of the employees who were given a little extra money by the company in the form of bonuses and after a few weeks the company would ask for that money back. Well, one need not imagine as such an incident has happened in Ohio, USA, which involves a multinational auto giant.
According to the information, Japanese automaker Honda paid more bonus to its employees at its Marysville, Ohio plant. 3,900 employees currently work at the plant and it is not clear how many of them have received the additional bonus.
“Earlier this month Honda provided bonus payments to its partners, some of whom received higher payments,” Honda spokesman Chris Abbruzze said.
They said it was a sensitive matter and they were moving swiftly to resolve the issue, adding, “The issues related to compensation are a sensitive matter…we are working on it expeditiously to minimize any possible impact on our allies. are doing.”
In a memorandum addressed by the company to the employees, the company is now asking them to refund the bonus by September 22, or it will be deducted from future paychecks or future bonuses.
According to media reports, some employees have been asked to refund up to eight per cent of their bonuses, despite having already spent money on mortgages and groceries.