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Equity For Field Workers: A Leap Forward For The Sharing Economy? | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

While startups like Josephine, Juno, and Managed By Q might be more generous with their equity than most, some argue that the gesture doesn’t go far enough to share value with employees. “The problem with simply sharing some of the equity is that someone is still profiting off the labor of others,” says Janelle Orsi, […]

While startups like Josephine, Juno, and Managed By Q might be more generous with their equity than most, some argue that the gesture doesn’t go far enough to share value with employees. “The problem with simply sharing some of the equity is that someone is still profiting off the labor of others,” says Janelle Orsi, the executive director of the Sustainable Economies Law Center. “So long as people can earn stock dividends, it maintains incentives to keep worker earnings low and to generally squeeze as much as possible out of workers. It’s only a slight consolation for a company to say they are giving some workers some of it back in the form of dividends.”

Source: Equity For Field Workers: A Leap Forward For The Sharing Economy? | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

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