Why the U.S. Needs More Worker-Owned Companies
AUGUST 8, 2018
Workers and employees have more opportunities today than ever before to become capitalists and invest in the businesses that employ them. Baby Boomers at or near retirement age own nearly half of the privately held businesses in the United States. More than half of these owners expect to retire in the next 10 years, and one-quarter wish to transfer ownership of their companies to a business partner or their employees. Klaus Meinhardt/Getty Images.