A Chinese court has penalised for a second time a company that fired a woman illegally after it handed her a compensation payment in loose change. Photo SCMP composite
A Chinese court has penalised for a second time a company that fired a woman illegally after it handed her a compensation payment in loose change. Photo SCMP composite

‘Trampling on dignity’: Chinese boss pays US$1,400 staff compensation in coins then fined again for being ‘disrespectful’

  • A firm fined for illegally sacking an employee and ordered to pay compensation is in trouble again after paying the fine in 60kg of loose change
  • A court has now fined the firm a further 5,000 yuan (US$700) for the loose change stunt, accusing it of disrespect and wasting public resources

A Chinese court has penalised for a second time a company that fired a woman illegally after it handed her a compensation payment in loose change. Photo SCMP composite
A Chinese court has penalised for a second time a company that fired a woman illegally after it handed her a compensation payment in loose change. Photo SCMP composite
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