EFES NEWSLETTER - MAY 2019 Manifesto for the European elections In view of the coming election to the European Parliament and the renewal of the European Commission, we publish our Manifesto for the European elections. It is calling for a European Action Plan to promote the development of employee share ownership and participation all over Europe. See the Manifesto. Many candidates and political leaders have already reacted. All reactions are published on the Manifesto website. New publications Press review We have a selection of 34 remarkable articles in 7 countries in April 2019: China, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, USA. China: Is Huawei really employee-owned? France: France is number one for employee share ownership in Europe. President Macron will promote employee share ownership much more in France. First employee share plan for Pernod-Ricard, new plans for Klépierre, for EDF. Rescue plan through a workers' co-operative for Maurer Tempé. Germany: Call to promote employee share ownership as a key-point for the competitiveness of German startups. Italy: New record year for employee share ownership in Europe. Spain: The Socialist Party wants to promote employee participation in corporate management. UK: New Employee Ownership Trusts in Wales and in Scotland. USA: Stock options for all employees of startups serve several purposes. The Truth about Employee Stock Ownership Plans. New firms transitioning to employee ownesrhip. The full press review is available on: http://www.efesonline.org/PRESS REVIEW/2019/April.htm Your support Why? Amount in Euro: 5.00 2.00 10.00 20.00 50.00 100.00 200.00 500.00 1000.00 A political roadmap for employee ownership in Europe The EFES needs more members. Download the EFES membership form What's new on the EFES website? EFES NEWS distribution: 200.000 With best regards Marc Mathieu Secretary General EFES - EUROPEAN FEDERATION OF EMPLOYEE SHARE OWNERSHIP FEAS - FEDERATION EUROPEENNE DE L'ACTIONNARIAT SALARIE Avenue Voltaire 135, B-1030 Brussels Tel: +32 (0)2 242 64 30 - Fax: +32 (0)2 791 96 00 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.efesonline.org EFES' objective is to act as the umbrella organization of employee owners, companies and all persons, trade unions, experts, researchers, institutions looking to promote employee share ownership and participation in Europe.