Publix associates are eligible to purchase stock through the Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) after one year of continuous employment. Associates must be actively employed with Publix at the time of purchase and are subject to purchase limits based on their years of employment. The ESPP requires stock be purchased as a long-term investment and has purchase restrictions after selling stock. Eligible associates must complete a Stock Purchase Agreement on Publix Stockholder Online to request to purchase stock. Associates should print, sign, date and submit the agreement to Publix stockholder services.