Go here and sign a petition to President Bush that says that protecting employee ownership should be a key part of his "ownership society." Nearly 10,000 people have signed the petition already. You should, too.
Not convinced or too lazy? Consider:
- 79% of stock options holders earn less than $75,000 annually
- Discouraging stock options could result in over $2.3 trillion in lost output over the next decade (Employment Policy Foundation).
- Federal, state and local governments could lose up to $563 billion in tax revenue over the next 10 years (Employment and Policy Foundation).