USU – Union Worker Coops Resolution

Union Worker Cooperatives Resolution WHEREAS the historic ties between the Labor movement and the Worker Cooperative movement are great and varied; and WHEREAS the modern labor movement has treated the Union Worker Cooperatives movement as just another business model; and WHEREAS the Union Worker Cooperatives movement and the Labor movement both strive for greater, participatory…

Resolution for United Staff Union for Website

Union Worker Cooperative Resolution WHEREAS the historic ties between the Labor movement and the Worker Cooperative movement are great and varied; and WHEREAS the modern labor movement has treated the Union Worker Cooperatives movement as just another business model; and WHEREAS the Union Worker Cooperatives movement and the Labor movement both strive for greater, participatory…

Why food co-op workers in Minneapolis have flocked to unions

https://www.minnpost.com/community-sketchbook/2017/08/why-food-co-op-workers-minneapolis-have-flocked-unions Why food co-op workers in Minneapolis have flocked to unions By Kristoffer Tigue | 08/16/17    MINNPOST Linden Hills Co-op workers    Courtesy of UFCW 653 Workers began negotiating their first contract last May, making Linden Hills the third Minneapolis food cooperative to unionize this year. When Adam Hulst learned that his employer, the…

Union co-operatives: what they are and why we need them

Union co-operatives: what they are and why we need them NEW INTERNATIONALIST Jan 13, 2017 United Kingdom By Simon Taylor https://newint.org/blog/2017/01/13/union-co-operatives-what-they-are-and-why-we-need-them/ The United Steelworkers headquarters in Downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Flickr user Joseph under a Creative Commons Licence Neoliberal policies contribute to alienation, disempowerment and non-unionised jobs, but a new model for unions could break…

UNION CO-OPERATIVES: WHAT THEY ARE AND WHY WE NEED THEM

Union co-operatives: what they are and why we need them NEW INTERNATIONALIST Jan 13, 2017 United Kingdom The United Steelworkers headquarters in Downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Flickr user Joseph under a Creative Commons Licence Neoliberal policies contribute to alienation, disempowerment and non-unionised jobs, but a new model for unions could break the vicious circle, argues…

RE-INVENTING THE SCHOOL BUS-INESS

Drive to change. (BILLNOLL/GETTY IMAGES) Reinventing the School Bus-iness BY JOHN SAMUELSEN DANIEL GARODNICK NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Monday, July 17, 2017, 5:00 AM For years, the yellow school buses traveling New York City streets have had parents, elected officials — and even school bus workers — seeing red. The Board of Education pays more…