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EO+WD Weekend Newsletter, Vol. 21
Summer (in Texas) is ramping up. So are we!
We hope you’re having a great start to the weekend.
What We’ve Been Reading
Align Impact, an investment advisory firm, hosted an information-rich webinar last month that’s worth a look: Building a Regenerative Economy Through Shared Ownership: Structures, Policy, and Investor Sentiment (thx Randall!)
A new Texas trust law could simplify the creation of employee ownership trusts in Texas, but we don’t know much more yet
New research has shown that workers who have the opportunity to participate in an ESOP enjoy higher retirement account balances
The IRS and Department of Labor are may be about to crack down on ESOPs, specifically the methods they use to transfer assets to employees
We’re not the only newsletter out there, of course! If you just can’t get enough, check out this newsletter from the Employee Ownership Expansion Network
Project Equity is still working to save a famous brewery through employee ownership
What We’ve Been Writing
Dr. Hand covers a recent piece that came out covering how the public banking sector could support the growth of employee ownership
Reid highlights the ways employee ownership benefits not just employees but also owners
In Case You Missed It
Last week we did a write up on the upcoming Ownership Economy Summit—be sure to check it out!
The Employee Ownership + Workplace Democracy Research Cluster (EO+WD) is a project of University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) professor Mark Hand and students at UTA and SMU. If you’d like to support our work, please reach out!