Coke Pays Employees to Breathe China's Air

A reasonable person might look at the health risks associated with living in China and conclude that no sane person would take a 15 percent bonus to live there.
'Live positively' with Coke's hardship allowance.  

How much should a person be compensated to breathe China's polluted air? If you're an expatriate employee of Coca-Cola, the answer is a 15 percent bonus, according to a report last week in the Australian Financial Review. (Local Chinese are excluded from the bonus, despite breathing the same air.) Is offering an "environmental hardship allowance" enough for multinational companies in China to retain expatriate employees?

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