Why the U.S. Needs More Worker-Owned Companies
AUGUST 8, 2018
And some companies with employee majority-owned stock programs, such as Publix Super Markets and outerwear maker W.L. On their own merits, worker-owned businesses can show policy makers, investors, managers, and advisers that companies with democratic ownership values and structures are operated with the same profit motivation as other companies. Some businesses with employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) are converting into structures that more closely resemble worker co-ops.