By Michal Addady from Fortune
Company stock and option programs (Equity Compensation) can serve as additional ways to pay workers beyond wages or salaries. These programs supplement base pay to provide competitive compensation, can act as a recognition tool to award employees for good work, and they help ensure that employees’ interests are aligned with shareholders. These 10 employers from Fortune‘s 100 Best Companies to Work For list understand the importance of those three objectives and offer their employees ample equity programs. Here’s a look at what the best employers in the U.S. are doing to retain their highest-performing employees.