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#1 2008-09-16 18:24:05

From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'fridge benefits' for 'fringe benefits'

The database already contains the famous eggcorn ‘french benefits.’ This is also fairly common: Maybe it’s got to do with feeding the employees.

A best estimate of the fridge benefits provided to staff (based on the previous year’s FBT return) is to be included in the monthly payroll tax return. ...

SALES COORDINATOR – Hong Kong – A competitive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates with fridge benefits as follows:. 5-day work week; On-the-job training ...

... sick the fancy fridge benefits and just pay me more. … -on-board/

... holiday, and sick days) and the method of recovering costs for paid absences, i.e. through direct labor charges, fridge benefits, or indirect costs. ...

Fridge benefits – are extra benefits an employee may get as well as their wages or salary.

If being an ENTREPRENEUR while watching your property investment mature and enjoying the fridge benefits of gazing out at the Atlantic Ocean, ... conditions such as payment of efficiency wages, fridge benefits and prudent. human resource development practices translates into reduced mobility … … achino.pdf -



#2 2008-09-18 09:12:56

Rick Aster
Registered: 2006-05-11
Posts: 16

Re: 'fridge benefits' for 'fringe benefits'

I can’t argue with any of the citations. Elsewhere, I have also seen fridge benefits used to mean refrigerator privileges. It was probably phrased that way as a joke, as if to say, “We don’t get any fringe benefits here, but you can put your lunch in the refrigerator.”



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