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Don’t care for your boss? Buy him out! … And now, the state will help

Colorado could see more success stories like Fort Collins’s New Belgium Brewing Co. — a 100 percent-employee-owned dynamo in our state’s booming craft-brew trade — with Gov. John Hickenlooper signing into law this week a bill to assist employee buyouts. The bipartisan House Bill 1214  — sponsored in the House by Denver Democratic state Rep. James Coleman, and in the upper chamber by […]

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Are more employee buyouts just around the corner in Colorado?

Don’t care for the way management runs your workplace? Would you do things differently if you ran the joint? Don’t just grouse about it; take it over — the legal way: Buy ’em out so you and your coworkers can run the business for yourselves. Granted, that’s easier said than done, but it’s also about to become […]

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Now on tap: A plan to brew more employee-owned companies

State House Democrats believe Colorado could be on the crest of a new wave in the business marketplace: employee-owned companies. While the concept has been around a long time — and occasionally has been put into practice — it seems to hold new allure amid the uncertainties of the rapidly changing, 21st century economy. It also draws inspiration from […]

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