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EO+WD Weekend Newsletter, Vol.22
This week EO+WD welcomes a new contributor!
SMU and UTA resume classes this Monday. Buckle up!
What We’ve Been Writing
A big welcome to our newest EO+WD contributor Tiffany Vargas, whose first post breaks down the history of Employee Ownership Trusts in the UK
Dr. Hand covers the creation of two new trusts - one purpose trust and one employee owned trust.
Dr. Hand also shares an interesting NYT podcast on democracy and the questionable (‽) necessity of elections
What We’ve Been Reading
TeamShares raised more than $245 million in capital to aid in the purchase and development of employee owned small businesses
Canada released their 2023 Tax Legislation Proposal, including new information regarding Employee Ownership Trusts
Simon & Schuster’s CEO attempted to calm anxiety about the company’s sale to KKR, a private equity firm who plans to implement an employee-owned structure
Rutgers recently published a case study on employee ownership at an environmental contracting agency
An employee ownership forum is being held in Texas! In September Houston is hosting the National Center for Employee Ownership Fall Forum
With the semester starting up again, look forward to more content from EO+WD!
In Case You Missed It
Last week Reid covered the benefits of employee ownership to owners as well as employees - check it out if you haven’t!
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.