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When labor has a voice in corporate governance

Olubunmi Faleye

When labor has a voice in corporate governance

by Olubunmi Faleye

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Employee ownership,
  • Corporate governance

  • Edition Notes

    StatementOlubunmi Faleye, Vikas Mehrotra, Randall Morck.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 11254., Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 11254.
    ContributionsMehrotra, Vikas C., 1963-, Morck, Randall., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30, [12] p. :
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17626069M
    OCLC/WorldCa59161672

    This article examines the role and extent of employee participation in the main areas of corporate governance. It becomes apparent that there are considerable differences between countries in governance institutions and practices. Many of these differences hinge on the role of employees in the governance process. The article provides an overview of the main practitioner and academic Author: Howard Gospel, Andrew Pendleton. Corporate governance has been the subject of increasing stakeholder attention and scrutiny. Shareholder activists composed of large institutional investors, socially responsible investment groups uses a variety of vehicles to influence board behavior which includes creating corporate governance standards and filing shareholder resolutions.

    David Webber shines a light on labor's most potent remaining weapon: its multitrillion-dollar pension funds. Outmaneuvered at the bargaining table and in the courts, state houses, and Washington, worker organizations are beginning to exercise muscle through markets. Shareholder activism is a rare good-news story for America's workers. A.N. Licht, in Handbook of Key Global Financial Markets, Institutions, and Infrastructure, What is Corporate Governance? Corporate governance is the institutional framework that regulates the division and exercise of power in the corporation. ‘Power’ thus is the key concept in corporate governance. This definition implies that when individuals are left to their own devices.

      A book about investment governance for fiduciaries is important because the task they face is of increasing importance the world over. Fiduciaries are trusted with being stewards of other people’s money, money that has been set aside for important societal purposes, be that the retirement savings of thousands of workers, the wealth of. I n the election cycle, corporate America seems under attack from all directions. Elizabeth Warren and Mark Zuckerberg are in a war of words; Bernie Sanders has proposed codetermination, partial employee ownership, and other major corporate governance reforms; Joe Biden has called for insurance company executives to be jailed; and Donald Trump regularly attacks Jeff Bezos and big media.


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Get this from a library. When labor has a voice in corporate governance. [Olubunmi Faleye; Vikas C Mehrotra; Randall Morck; National Bureau of Economic Research.]. Downloadable. Equity ownership gives labor both a fractional stake in a firm's residual cash flows and a voice in corporate governance.

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Webber’s The Rise of the Working-Class Shareholder is full of interesting bits of recent history, such as campaigns by CaPERS, AFSCME, NYC, SEIU, AFL-CIO and other union-related funds.

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Research on ESOPs and Corporate Performance in Publicly Traded Companies. Robert Stretcher, Steve Henry, and and Joseph Kavanugh, The ESOP Performance Puzzle in Public Companies Olubunmi Faleye, Vikas Mehrotra, and Randall Morck, When Labor Has a Voice in Corporate Governance Hamid Mehran, Unleashing the Power of Employee Ownership.

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In my recently published book, The Rise of the Working Class Shareholder: Labor’s Last Best Weapon (Harvard University Press ), I tell the story of a largely invisible group of activists who have learned to use the shareholder power of public pension funds and labor union funds to advance the interests of their worker-contributors.I demonstrate how these activists have played a critical.

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united in the objective of seeking worker voice in corporate governance. As the practice of codetermination has been embraced by a majority of EU countries, and continues to spread, it is important to have an accurate positive narrative of codetermination’s economic and political foundations.

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WIELDING LABOR’S CAPITAL: UPDATING ERISA & PRESERVING COLLECTIVE INVESTMENT STRUCTURES TO AMPLIFY WORKER- SHAREHOLDER VOICE DRAFT Abstract David H. Webber1 Workers and worker-organizations have long participated in electoral politics and devoted resources to legislative and litigation strategies.

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(Two percent off the top and 20% of profits). Some pensions are not focusing on the fees that they are paying. But overall, I think that there is a broad awakening going on across the board. Frankly, we tend to see it more in the blue state funds. Most of the corporate governance revolution of the past decade has been pushed by these : Hamilton Nolan.

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