Tag Archives: Worker Cooperatives

New Report On How Communities Are Building Wealth

New Report On How Communities Are Building Wealth
Policies for Community Wealth Building: Leveraging State and Local Resources By The Democracy Collaborative The Democracy Collaborative For more than a decade, The Democracy Collaborative has been tracking state and local policies that provide a supporting environment for the expansion of ... Read more

Deer Isle’s Model Worker Cooperative

Deer Isle’s Model Worker Cooperative
Deer Isle, Maine becomes the home of one of the largest worker cooperatives in the US Above photo: From CDI.coop, Island Employee Cooperative Board of Directors, in front of one of the stores they bought on June 11, 2014. By Violeta Duncan Originally published in www.Community-Wealth.org Beloved for its ... Read more

Is Worker Ownership A Way Forward For Market Basket?

Is Worker Ownership A Way Forward For Market Basket?
Above photo: Save Market Basket Rally, August 5, 2014. (Photo: Tim Carter) By Gar Alperovitz Originally published in TruthOut The Market Basket situation is indeed, as many commentators have remarked, nearly unprecedented in the annals of American labor relations: When have we ever seen so ... Read more

How a large worker co-op got started

How a large worker co-op got started
Employees of three rural Maine businesses – Burnt Cove Market, V&S Variety and Pharmacy, and The Galley – are now the owners. All of them. By forming the Island Employee Cooperative , the largest worker cooperative in Maine and one of the larger worker co - ops in the United States, the employees were able ... Read more