Part 2: If equity shares increase workers’ productivity, who benefits?Continue Reading
New models for employee ownership
Jim Bonham: Enter the Dragon?
Making modest investments to a non-profit in order to take shelter from the negative public sentiment resulting from the massive and growing wealth inequality in America is a cheap way to diffuse heat.Continue Reading
Ian MacFarlane: Can we call this “employee ownership”?
It seems they’re doing what big capital does: take over a concept like employee ownership and make it their own in order to make more money.Continue Reading
Are the Barbarians at the Gate?
Part 1: Can private equity be trusted to prioritize worker benefit?Continue Reading
Is Private Equity about to Co-opt Employee Ownership?
What the launch of the nonprofit Ownership Works could mean to the employee ownership movement.Continue Reading
It Takes an Ecosystem to Save Manufacturing Jobs
The Urban Manufacturing Alliance, in cooperation with Common Future, launches effort to transition small manufacturing plants to employee ownership.Continue Reading
Central States Manufacturing Gives Workers Early Access to ESOP Wealth
Company helps workers meet financial needs before they retire.Continue Reading
Building a Worker-Centered Platform for Ridesharing
Cofounder of The Drivers Cooperative discusses how the co-op is creating an alternative to exploitive ridesharing models.Continue Reading
Main Street Phoenix Acquires Griffin Coffee House
WeFunder campaign shows community support for transforming the restaurant industry.Continue Reading
Worker-Owned Home Care Co-ops Growing Despite Challenging Industry Environment
Benchmarking survey shows coops offer better jobs, resulting in less turnover.Continue Reading