The leader of the Scottish Labour Party has called for more of an emphasis on employee ownership in Scotland, including giving workers a statutory preferential right to buy a company when it is put up for sale.
Its annual report includes some data about the current state of employee ownership in the UK, including that the sector has grown by 10% per year since 2014 up to a current estimated total of 200,000 emplo
In other presidential news, Howard Schultz, the founder and former CEO of Starbucks, has gotten a lot of media attention for his possible run as an independent for President. Schultz was an early proponent of employee ownership.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) announced that she was running for president, and her announcement video highlights her support for employee ownership and the Main Street Employee Ownership Act at 0:38.