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EO+WD Weekend Newsletter Vol. 27
🦓 Labor unions, workplace democracy indexes, zebras--and our first guest author!
October (and Employee Ownership Month) is just around the corner…
What We’ve Been Writing
Reid covers a group looking to invest in viable, socially conscious startups
Tiffany outlines five benefits of ESOP-based employee ownership
Megan—and our first guest author, Alan Grieg!—detail the growing role of EOTs in the social care sector
What We’ve Been Reading
Zoe Schlag of Common Trust and Smitha Das of WES were two of the guests this week on ImpactAlpha’s podcast on finding the employee ownership edge
Vernier Science Education & Technology is the newest perpetual trust in the US. H/T Natalie Reitman-White!
Project Equity released their 2022 Annual Report on their work in the employee ownership sector
Forbes contributor Charles Towers-Clark offers a unique perspective on how and for what purpose companies should be tracking ‘efficiency’
The Congressional Black Caucus is looking to increase Black wealth and ownership; more employee ownership might be part of the answer
A new report from Apis & Heritage highlights the role of employee ownership in helping to close the racial wealth gap
On October 3rd the Vermont Center for Employee Ownership is hosting a free webinar going over the basics of employee ownership. Sign up here
If you have an idea for a guest post, send us an email! We’d love to hear from you
In Case You Missed It
Last week Dr. Hand covered the unique history of America’s town halls, from colonial times to present day
The Employee Ownership + Workplace Democracy Research Cluster (EO+WD) is a joint project of UT-Arlington professor Mark Hand and students at UTA and SMU.