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.

Monthly Archives: July 2014

White Collar Wage Theft Is Trending: Companies Using Jail And Illegal Arrangements To Prevent Employees From Leaving | Forbes.com

This Forbes.com article ended by citing the work our own Carmen Huertas-NobleĀ and others are doing in New York City to develop worker cooperative businesses: The best answer to our problem is unrelated to the law. The law changes at a glacial pace and is easily perverted. New York City recently funded $1.2 million to support worker cooperatives. Worker cooperatives are…

How Much Outside Help Do Worker Co-ops Need to Get to Scale? | Rooflines

Article by Steve Dubb on Mondragon, the growing worker coop movement in the U.S. and what’s needed to bring worker cooperatives to scale: “Negotiating the balance between providing outside support and empowering worker-owners to be lead agents in their own success also requires clear communication. ‘The relationships between the developer, the co-op, and any other local partners must be carefully…

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