There was a big gift awaiting the 1,200 employees of Norco Inc. this holiday season. They became part-owners of their company, under an employee stock ownership plan, or ESOP.

Source: Norco joins ranks of Idaho’s employee-owned companies | Idaho Statesman

Read of a successful sale of a similar company to employees. In this case, the average employee, who was a truck driver, made $240,000 after just two years of employee ownership: Act Now