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Workers would get money and voting power under this radical profit-sharing idea

While established profit-sharing and equity-ownership programs already give a financial boost to many American workers, and enjoy bipartisan support in Washington, some advocates for workers’ rights believe more must be done. Inclusive ownership funds presumably would be enacted under a Labour-led government. […] But it’s understandably popular among U.S. workers: 55% of Americans support inclusive ownership funds, while just 20% are opposed, according to a March 2019 poll by Democracy Collaborative, a Washington, D.C.–based progressive research group, and YouGov, a U.K.-based market-research firm.

Publication date: 2019-09-20
Parent publication: MarketWatch
Publication URL: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/forcing-companies-to-share-the-wealth-with-employees-could-save-capitalism-2019-09-13?siteid=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A%20marketwatch%2Ffinancial%20(MarketWatch.com%20-%20Financial%20Services%20Industry%20News)

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