Announcing “The Download,” a Monthly ESOP Communication Resource

ESOP companies are often on the lookout for good communication and education resources to support their efforts around employee onboarding and training, specifically ESOP literacy, ownership culture, and countless other issues. This is why we are thrilled to announce a new member benefit launching this month—The Download.

Touchdown for Employee Ownership

One month ago, 1,650 employee-owners and 50 considering employee ownership for their business all descended on Kansas City, Missouri, for the 41st NCEO Annual Conference. We welcomed 880+ first-time attendees to the event. We also saw 130 members join us online.

Employee Equity Investment Act Introduced in Both Houses with Bipartisan Support

Senators Chris Van Hollen and Marco Rubio and Representatives Dean Phillips and Blake Moore, have introduced the Employee Equity Investment Act (EEIA). The bill would use the Small Business Administration’s Small Business Investment Company program to provide loan guarantees for investment funds that are devoted to expanding employee ownership.

Texas House Passes Employee Ownership Bill

The Texas House of Representatives has passed HB 2389, “An Act relating to companies in which employees have ownership interests through employee stock ownership plans.” It will now head to the Senate, where, as SB 1233,

Announcing the NCEOX Collaboration

If you were not in Kansas City last week for the 2023 Employee Ownership Conference, I want to share an announcement I made:

Communicating ESOP Literacy

On April 12, people from 23 employee-owned companies gathered online to talk about business literacy, stock value, and ESOPs for employees.