SLOVENIA AND ABROAD

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

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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USING CORONA CRISIS TO RE-STRUCTURE THE ECONOMY

USING CORONA CRISIS TO RE-STRUCTURE THE ECONOMY

We have recently published a paper proposing to direct government Covid-19 aid into employee ownership. Our proposal was published by the Review of European Economic Policy and is accessible here. Similar ideas have appeared elsewhere. Felix...

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SPREADING OWNERSHIP AND WEALTH TO MILLIONS

SPREADING OWNERSHIP AND WEALTH TO MILLIONS

Employee ownership in its various forms has the potential to transform our economy…. because it is concerned with the distribution of future wealth rather than the distribution of present wealth; because it provides incentives both to capital and...

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THE BEYSTER SYMPOSIUM – OUR TALK

THE BEYSTER SYMPOSIUM – OUR TALK

David P. Ellerman and Tej Gonza, co-founders of the Institute for Economic Democracy, presented the European ESOP model at this year's Beyster Symposium. For those of you who are interested in the idea of having the European version of the most...

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THREE BRANCHES OF EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP

THREE BRANCHES OF EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP

We need to be clear in Europe that employee share ownership is not a single model - in fact there are three main models of employee share plans. 1) Employee Share Purchase Plans (ESPPs). In this model, employees buy shares of the company they work...

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Founders of IED
Tej Gonza, Gregor Berkopec, Sebastjan Pikl, Aleksandra Kanjuo Mrčela, Marko Funkl, Leja Drofenik Štibelj, David P. Ellerman

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Tej Gonza, predsednik IED
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Gregor Berkopec, vodja pravnega oddelka
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