SLOVENIA AND ABROAD

Occasional contributions and commentary on the newest from the world of employee ownership and democratic workplace participation.

EMPLOYEE-OWNED FIRMS ARE BETTER IN SURVIVING CRISIS

EMPLOYEE-OWNED FIRMS ARE BETTER IN SURVIVING CRISIS

Employee-owned companies are better in withstanding the crisis. New research by Rutgers School of Management Relations that looked at companies and their response to the COVID-19 crisis confirmed this hypothesis yet again. The results are not...

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AFTER SLOVENIA AND SWEDEN, CANADA IS ALSO DOING IT

AFTER SLOVENIA AND SWEDEN, CANADA IS ALSO DOING IT

In addition to the Slovenian and Swedish sister initiatives promoting a generic ESOP model, Canadians are also trying to promote the US invention of financing employee buyouts through retained earnings of the operating company.  Our Canadian...

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EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP NEEDS PARTICIPATION

EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP NEEDS PARTICIPATION

Empirical studies have confirmed the intuition that employee ownership - to reach its full potential - should be followed up by an increased employee autonomy and participation. In the USA, the best results in terms of productivity, employee...

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AMERICAN FACTORY AND THE FUTURE OF LABOR

AMERICAN FACTORY AND THE FUTURE OF LABOR

The documentary film American Factory is introducting to the mainstream progressive audience the problems that the global mobility of capital impose on the local population and environment.  At the first (and to some digree cinycal) seeing, the...

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COVID-19 AND PLATFORM COOPERATIVES

COVID-19 AND PLATFORM COOPERATIVES

The COVID-19 crisis further illuminated the vulnerabilities of non-standard workers and additionally hardened their economic situation. The legislation on EU and member states level lags severly behind the social requirements of the precarious...

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EO AND OWNERSHIP TRANSITION: GUIDELINES

EO AND OWNERSHIP TRANSITION: GUIDELINES

Democracy Collaborative together with Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations published guidelines that should help different actors around the world to promote employee ownership as the model for ownership transition with SMEs. "With the...

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