DISCUSSION: Improving Job Quality Through Innovative Business Models
An October 10 panel discussion at the Aspen Institute will examine the ways that worker cooperatives, B Corporations, and employee stock ownership programs can improve job quality for workers.
PHI Strategic Advisor Steven Dawson will be among the featured speakers at the event, which will take place in Washington, DC.
Dawson is a founder and former president of PHI. He has served on the board of PHI affiliate Cooperative Home Care Associates (CHCA), a Bronx-based home care agency.
CHCA is the country’s largest worker cooperative, and was recognized as B Corporation in 2012.
The other speakers at the panel discussion will be:
- Albert Fuller, CEO and chairman, Integrated Packaging Corporation
- Jamie Raskin, Maryland state senator and professor at American University‘s Washington College of Law
- Camille Kerr, research director, The National Center for Employee Ownership
Washington Post reporter Lydia DePillis will moderate the discussion.
Registration is available online.
— by Matthew Ozga