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'Right of first refusal' has wide worker support, report claims

‘Right of first refusal,’ or a right to own, finds wide support. Peter Gowan proposes the right to own as a way to keep businesses local and alive as the baby boomer generation retires. 

Publication date: 2019-04-22
Parent publication: Industry Dive
Publication URL: https://www.hrdive.com/news/right-of-first-refusal-has-wide-worker-support-report-claims/553199/

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