News from The ESOP Association

Welcome to our News Page, where you can find the latest information on advocacy initiatives relating to ESOPs, resources, networking opportunities, and meetings and conferences for companies with employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs). 

AACE and EOM Poster Competitions Now Open

Entries are now being accepted for the 2020 AACE and EOM Poster competitions. Read the rules and be aware of three changes for this year's competitions.

Representatives Rogers and Boyle - Newest ESOP Supporters

New co-sponsors in the House of Representatives prove ESOPs continue to garner bipartisan support.

July ESOP Report

The latest issue of the ESOP Report is now available online. Get the latest on ESOP advocacy efforts, the effect leadership changes in DC are having, why you need to attend Employee Owned 2019 and much more.

Former White House Official Kristie Mark Joins ESOP Association as COO

Kristie Mark brings broad and impressive experience to her new role as Chief Operations Officer for The ESOP Association.

May ESOP Report Now Online

The latest in ESOP advocacy, law, administration, and news from The ESOP Association.

National Conference Rooms Going, Going…

The overflow room block for the 42nd National Conference is nearly gone. Act today to reserve your room.

Secretary Acosta Acknowledges Need for Clear Guidance

DOL Enforcement Actions Fewer Since 2013 due to "Much" Better Industry Compliance

Great Content for ESOP Committees

Corporate ESOP committee members can gets lots of great information from their peers at this year's National Conference.

New Research to Be Released at National Conference

The latest round of invaluable research funded by the Employee Ownership Foundation will be released in May during the National Conference.

ESOPs Address Wealth Inequality, New Study Finds

ESOPs can help close the wealth inequality gap for those who most need help—low and moderate income families—finds new study from Rutgers Institute for the Study of Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing.

Come See the Future of ESOPs and TEA

Learn what the future holds for The ESOP Association and for employee ownership at a new National Conference General Session, featuring incoming Board Chair Gary Shorman and new President and CEO James Bonham.

Sen. Roberts to Address PAC Breakfast in Washington

PAC members will have a unique opportunity to hear from a long-time supporter of ESOPs and influential legislator, Sen. Pat Roberts, during the PAC Breakfast in May. Learn how to attend this special event.

Frank Luntz to Keynote National Conference

World-renowned communications and political expert to provide keynote address at National Conference in May.

Early Registration Extended, Hotel Rooms Added

Due to particularly high demand, we have added more discounted hotel rooms and extended the Early Bird registration for the National Conference.

April ESOP Report Now Online

National Conference news: Keynote speaker added who will offer expert insights on communicating in an employee owner environment; Fun options in DC in May. Other issue highlights: Expanding our advocacy efforts, new ESOP energy in the air, and two takes on distributions.

ESOP Association Applauds Introduction of H.R. 2258

The introduction of H.R. 2258, a companion to S. 177 introduced earlier this year, shows continued strong, bipartisan support for ESOPs on Capitol Hill.

Texas House Bill Hearing Scheduled

TX House Bill 1198 hearing set for Monday, April 8. Show your support today!