SEC Form S-8

An S-8 Form is used by publicly traded companies to register securities (such as stocks) that will be offered to it’s employee as a benefit or incentive plan.

SEC Form S-8, also known as a Registration Statement under the Securities Exchange Act of 1933, is used to offer employees pursuant to certain plans such a  benefits or incentives. This form is filed to disclose important information, while complying with the Securities Exchange Act of 1933, and provide investors information regarding securities offered, and to prohibit fraud in the sale of the offered securities.

A publicly traded company has to provide investors with information which might impact the value of shares on the market, therefore anytime shares will be offered, investors must be notified VIA certain forms. This S-8 Form, is the company offering those shares to employees.

Link to SEC S-8 Form