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Visit USW worker-owners at WorX Printing at the Eastern Conference on Workplace Democracy in Worcester, MA on July 10-12, 2015.

USW Resolution on Worker Ownership

At our 2014 convention, USW members renewed our commitment to supporting worker ownership with unanimous passage of Resolution 27.

Trade Unions and Worker Cooperatives:  Where are we at?

In this issue of the International Journal of Labour Research, published by the ILO Bureau of Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV), the relationship between Unions and Co-ops is explored from a global perspective.

Can Unions and Cooperatives Join Forces? An Interview With United Steelworkers President Leo Gerard

United Steelworkers President Leo Gerard talks to Truthout about the challenges and opportunities of a new labor model: the union co-op.

Can Union Co-ops Help Save Democracy?

A new wave of cooperatives is emerging in the US, and a big part of the inspiration is coming from what might seem an unlikely source: the United Steelworkers International Union (USW), which describes itself as North America's largest industrial union, with 1.2 million active and retired members.

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