Sources of Information on Employee Ownership

Curriculum Library For Employee Ownership (CLEO)

Curriculum Library for Employee Ownership (CLEO) is the largest global online library on employee ownership and includes more than 700 materials (e.g. videos, cases, syllabi, teaching modules, and reading collections) on a broad range of topics on employee ownership. CLEO was originally launched in October of 2008 by the Aspen Institute and now resides at Rutgers University's School of Management and Labor Relations.

We The Owners: The Film

What does it mean to have employee share ownership? In the documentary film We the Owners: Employees Expanding the American Dream, employee owners from New Belgium Brewing, Namaste Solar and DPR Construction answer this important question. The School of Management and Labor Relations makes We The Owners, along with related teaching materials, available to assist educators with educational resources for students. 

The Institute for the Study of Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing

The purpose of the Institute for the Study of Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing is to study the various models that have emerged and will emerge of employee ownership shares and profit shares in the corporation and society of the United States and around the world. The Institute will study approaches that broaden financial participation and inclusion in the economy and business organizations, and allow employees to be fully engaged and share the rewards of their work.

Main Street Employee Ownership Act of 2018

The U.S. House of Representatives approved H.R. 5236, the "Main Street Employee Ownership Act of 2018" on May 8th.  S.2786 - the "Main Street Employee Ownership Act of 2018" was introduced into the Senate on April 26, and has been referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. The Main Street Employee Ownership Act improves access to capital and technical assistance to transition small businesses to employee ownership.  Here is additional information:

National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO) Employee Ownership Report
January-February 2017, Volume XXXVII, No.1

OWNERS @ WORK, the ONLINE magazine of the Ohio Employee Ownership Center Interview with Christopher Michael, Attorney-At-Law
Employee Ownership Trusts: A New Model of Employee Ownership?