An ICT recruitment firm based in the Netherlands is offering its employees holiday pay in the form of bitcoins, according to Dutch news sources.
announced in a press release today that staff members will receive their vacation pay in bitcoins, the news site NU reported.
The company has reportedly been mining bitcoins since 2010, and has now amassed enough of the digital currency to begin using it for holiday pay.
According to ExpatArrivals, workers in the Netherlands receive two bonus payments on top of their regular salary every year: a Christmas bonus and a summer bonus that is paid in May/June. The summer holiday pay comes to around 8 percent of a worker's gross annual salary.
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