Posted 2/9/2019 00:21 (#7307998 - in reply to #7307620) Subject: RE: How is the young guys suppose to carry on?
It’s financially fair if Jr was paid a market wage or equivalent value/equity shares during the period for which he was an employee/partner. If Jr worked under market value and gave up 20 years of climbing the ranks in a different career field it’s a pretty raw deal, worse given the family dimension.
Familywise it seems it would take an incredibly mature and forgiving son to process that situation and maintain a functional relationship with Dad. I would think getting over the feeling of betrayal would be a protracted process. I would think getting financially disentangled would also be an involved process.
More and more it seems difficult for a younger generation to work for less than market value in a business without a clear written plan for a future handoff/succession.