Forcing companies to share the wealth with employees could save capitalism

MarketWatch | Sep 13, 2019 at 4:39 PM
  • Americans are working hard, but employers aren’t necessarily working for them.
  • In September 2018 it endorsed a policy requiring U.K. firms with more than 250 employees to transfer 1% of company stock into an inclusive ownership fund for workers every year for 10 years, giving the fund 10% control of the company after a decade.
  • The poll found a similar majority backing a workers’ fund that received 2% of a firm’s equity annually for 25 years — meaning that after 25 years every U.S. company with more than 250 workers would have 50% employee ownership.