employee profit-sharing


employee profit-sharing
employee profit-sharing emˌployee ˈprofit-sharing noun [uncountable] HUMAN RESOURCES
1. another name for employee ownership:

• The employee profit-sharing plan holds about a 45% stake in the company.

2. a way of rewarding workers who have helped a company achieve high profits

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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