Paying Employees in Trade
In This Chapter
◆ Barter and your employees: is it a match?
◆ Selling the concept to your employees
◆ Implementing a plan
◆ Keeping on top of it
You may already pay your employees by giving them a perk, discount, or other advantage that is not cash. Many companies do this. A restaurant owner might let his employees “eat free.” A driver of a beer truck might be able to take a case of beer home each week.
What if you sell a product that your employees don’t want or need? By joining a trade exchange, you can still pay them in kind—by using trade dollars! In Chapter 12, you’ll learn how to get other businesses that are not members to accept trade dollars. But you can also get your current employees and new hires ...