EFES NEWSLETTER - NOVEMBER 2006
6. Europäische Konferenz
With the participation
of one of the candidates to the French Presidency
Publication of the first ranking of the TOP 100 European
employee ownership companies, during the Sixth European
Meeting of Employee Ownership - Brussels 14-15 December
2006. Click below for:
Programme and practical information
companies will probably belong to the first TOP 100 ranking
The European Commission opened doors for a European
policy regarding employee ownership, with PEPPER I Report
(1991) and PEPPER II (1996). Now the Inter-University Centre
Split/Berlin publishes the PEPPER III Report, describing
employee financial participation in the new Member and Candidate
Countries of the European Union. Download
European Commission's disaster
This is how an expert describes his participation to a European
Commission's group of experts on financial participation.
new information about employee ownership in October 2006.
We made a selection of 25 remarkable articles in 6 countries:
Australia, France, Ireland, Jamaica, South Africa, USA.
Australia: Direct voting enables shareholders to
vote without attending or appointing a proxy.
France: Euronext is going to launch the French Employee
Ownership Index. A number of comments about the new legislation
for employee ownership and participation: a "rendez-vous
raté"? Eiffage's employee shareholders in strategic
Ireland: Just being privatised, air company Aer
Lingus faces take over by Ryanair. Employee ownership in
a strategic position.
Jamaica: Promoting employee ownership in the framework
of the Management Institute for National Development.
South Africa: Trade unions promoting employee ownership.
USA: SAIC - one of the biggest employee-owned company
in the world (43.000 workers) decided to go public – it's
done now. Apache's sale to Dexter illustrates
employee-owned firms' drive to grow through acquisition.
A remarkable article tells about trade unions in
employee-owned companies: Worker-Owners
and Unions: Why Can't We Just Get Along?
The press review is available
REVIEW - October 2006.htm
to the Sixth European Meeting of Employee Ownership - Brussels
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