Ekonomska Demokracija IED

Political work

For too long, politics has left employee ownership and worker participation on the margins. Today, prominent politicians are starting to recognize the key role community-anchored employee-owned businesses can play in promoting sustainable development, economic growth, and shared prosperity.

Loading Bar

The loading progress bar below shows the key milestones IED has set to track the progress Slovenia is making on building the legal and istitutional foundations of a democratic economy – from what has been accomplished so far to what we sould like to see happen by the end of this decade.

2021

The pilot implementation phase of the sloESOP is kicked off in three companies.

2022

The newly-established Ministry for Solidarity Future features a department dedicated to Economic Democracy

10% of the private sector’s GDP in Slovenia is produced by companies that are partly or fully employee-owned.

Labor platforms are required to establish an employee ownership cooperative  and sell a percentage of the ownership of their local branch to employees.

Economic democracy is used for the first time as a criterion in public procurement at thre national level.

Economic democracy is used for the first time as a criterion in public procurement at the municipal level.

A policy proposal developed by IED and inspired by the Italian Marcora law, which allows employees of companies facing closure to buy-out the companies’ assets, becomes law.

A public institution launches a loan, grant or loan guarantee program dedicated to support the development of the employee-owned sector.

IED’s policy proposal to regulate and tax-incentivise sloESOPs becomes is approved by parliament and becomes law.

2021

The pilot implementation phase of the sloESOP is kicked off in three companies.

2022

The newly-established Ministry for Solidarity Future features a department dedicated to Economic Democracy

10% of the private sector’s GDP in Slovenia is produced by companies that are partly or fully employee-owned.

Labor platforms are required to establish an employee ownership cooperative  and sell a percentage of the ownership of their local branch to employees.

Economic democracy is used for the first time as a criterion in public procurement at thre national level.

Economic democracy is used for the first time as a criterion in public procurement at the municipal level.

A policy proposal developed by IED and inspired by the Italian Marcora law, which allows employees of companies facing closure to buy-out the companies’ assets, becomes law.

A public institution launches a loan, grant or loan guarantee program dedicated to support the development of the employee-owned sector.

IED’s policy proposal to regulate and tax-incentivise sloESOPs becomes is approved by parliament and becomes law.

Making economic democracy a policy priority

Political work Slovenia’s path to economic democracy IED is developing supportive policies and working closely with key decision makers to accelerate the democratization of the economy of Slovenia and that of the wider region.
The loading progress bar below shows the key milestones.

ED has set to track the progress Slovenia is making on building the legal and istitutional foundations of a democratic economy – from what has been accomplished so far to what we sould like to see happen by the end of this decade. about us services events library blog SLO ANG Management David P. Ellerman, President david.