Announcing USFWC’s New Board Members
The USFWC applauds the spotlight on worker co-ops in the Chips and Science Act
Including exciting provisions that provide resources and support for businesses seeking to pursue shared ownership and democratic governance.
The Worker Co-op State of the Sector Report
is available now!
Covering two years of business progress, this report on worker-owned and democratic workplaces in the United States.
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News from the USFWC
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The only grassroots membership organization for worker cooperatives and democratic workplaces
As a grassroots member-led movement, our membership is our power and our strength.
The USFWC welcomes membership from worker cooperatives, other democratic workplaces, cooperative developers, and allied organizations.
WHAT WE DO
"The worker-owned Defector, at a year old, has over 40,000 paying subscribers and $3.2M in revenue."
"Worker cooperatives can be part of the solution in building a working class and the middle class in this country."
Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17)
"The company’s focus on a healthy work culture, as emphasized in a cooperative, really aligned with my own values"
Casey Nakamura, SymbiOp
"Working Class Desire Is For More Control And Even To Own The Place You Work"
The Drivers Cooperative Co-Founder Erik Forman
Worker Co-ops in the News
A worker-owned grocery story in San Francisco’s Mission District, offering organic and locally sourced products. Rainbow Grocery is also a resource for our community to exchange information about the health and sustainability of the foods we eat.
Worker-owners at Opportunity Threads, an industrial-scale custom sewing and fabric recycling worker co-op, are keeping the Southern textile economy local and environmentally sustainable. They form part of a network of cooperatives developed by the Industrial Commons in North Carolina.
Politics Rewired is a technology worker cooperative that builds and supports digital organizing platforms, freeing organizers to build power efficiently and democratically, based in Brooklyn, New York.