profit-sharing

profit sharing

noun
the sharing of profits, as between employer and employee, especially in such a way that the employee receives, in addition to wages, a share in the profits of the business.

Origin:
1880–85

profitsharing, adjective
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profit-sharing
 
n
a system in which a portion of the net profit of a business is distributed to its employees, usually in proportion to their wages or their length of service

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profit sharing definition


Distributing the profits, or part of the profits, of a business to its employees.

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