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I participated in an ESOP with my former employer. I was
I participated in an ESOP with my former employer. I was there over 10 years and fully vested. 5 years has past since departing the company and I've not received any distribution nor has the ESOP trus… read more
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If I am a California resident, working for a Huntsville,Alabama
If I am a California resident, working for a Huntsville,Alabama company ahd I have 4 years 9 months ESOP funds available and I quit to work for another company in California. Being 100% vested in the … read more
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I have been employed with my company for over 33 yrs. starting
I have been employed with my company for over 33 yrs. starting in 1977. We became an ESOP about 1982 eventually becoming 100% employee owned. About 8 years ago we had an administration change. Now our… read more
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