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EO+WD Weekend Newsletter, Vol. 19
A new ESOP bill hits the US Senate; employees in California attempt to save an historic brewery
We hope you’ve been enjoying (and not overheating!) in this month’s warmer weather
What We’ve Been Reading
Two U.S. Senators introduced a bill that aims to foster the growth of S-Corporations ESOP ownership
UK Engineering firm RJ Power Group has transitioned to an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT)
Employees at the United States’ oldest craft brewer are fighting to save the company by buying it themselves
Prof. Hand is back in Oxford this week (hence the use of a before historic in our title above) on a short a Visiting Fellowship with the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship. Also in Oxford is the Centre for Mutual and Co-owned Business, a longstanding font of research on alternative forms of ownership.
What We’ve Been Writing
Reid covers the details of the U.S. Labor Department’s plan to increase employee ownership throughout the United States
In Case You Missed It
Dr. Hand created an introductory resource on all things Employee Ownership - be sure to check it out if you haven’t!
The Employee Ownership + Workplace Democracy Research Cluster (EO+WD) is a joint project of University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) professor Mark Hand and students at Southern Methodist University (SMU).