Labour and Workplace Democracy

The USFWC Union/Co-ops Subcommittee

The USFWC Union/Co-ops Subcommittee works toward the vision of a worker-driven cooperative economy, with workplace and economic democracy for all. Our primary focus is building bridges between the cooperative and organized labor movements, locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally.


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1worker1vote

1worker1vote is building a national network of hybrid, shared ownership, regional and municipal ecosystems starting with unionized worker-owned cooperative businesses to overcome structural inequalities of opportunity, mobility, and income. Building pathways out of poverty leading to pathways toward prosperity. A union co-op is a for-profit business owned and directed by workers. This business model utilizes 1worker1vote


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UnionCo-ops Council of U.S. Federation of Worker Co-ops ANNUAL REPORT 2014*

UnionCo-ops Council of U.S. Federation of Worker Co-ops ANNUAL REPORT 2014* Conference Calls The UnionCo-ops Council of U.S. Federation of Worker Co-ops held monthly conference calls (except August) with a high attendance of twenty-two people, a low attendance of five people, and an average attendance of 12.27 people. Participation People from the following states and UnionCo-ops Council of U.S. Federation of Worker Co-ops ANNUAL REPORT 2014*


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Union-Led Buy-Outs

Guides drafted in spring 2009 for union-led conversions to worker co-ops from other business forms, by the Western Labour-Worker Coop Council. 1of4 Union-Led Buy-Outs – Coop Basics 2of4 Union-Led Buy-Outs – Checklist 3of4 Union-Led Buy-Outs – Steps 4of4 Union-Led Buy-Outs – Success


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