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The American Rescue Plan Makes Big Changes to Healthcare – Here’s What You Need to Know

The latest COVID-19 stimulus bill (American Rescue Plan), signed by President Joe Biden on Thursday, March 11, has expanded...

Amazon workers deserve representation

Over the years, it has been made all too clear that Amazon is among the most dangerous employers in...

The USFWC’s statement in support of Asian American and Pacific Islander communities

We are deeply saddened, hurt, and outraged by the recent shootings of 8 people including 6 Asian Americans in...

What your worker cooperative needs to know about the American Rescue Plan

The American Rescue Plan, which was signed into law in early March, includes important provisions that all worker cooperatives...

Now Available | Democratic Management: A Practical Guide for Managers and Others

Democracy at Work Institute’s Democratic Management: A Practical Guide for Managers and Others  is a best-of collection of democratic practices...

Is your cooperative entitled to a refund for retaining employees? Find out.

Did you have payroll expenses last year? Will you have payroll expenses first or second quarter of 2021? Was...

Historic Freeze in Texas Is Especially Dangerous to Vulnerable Populations / Helada histórica es especialmente peligrosa para poblaciones vulnerables

This is a re-posting of a press release from member organization Living Hope Wheelchair Association in Houston, Texas. We...

Black History Month Has Always Been About the Future

The celebration of Black History Month was always intended to be about the future. When Carter G. Woodson first...

Santa Clara officially announced their Worker Cooperative Initiative

by Kirk Vartan, worker owner at A Slice of New York, USFWC member   On January 29, 2021, the...

Recording: Get Your Co-op Ready for Tax Season 2021

It’s tax time – where do we start? This webinar will help businesses to navigate tax season, with an...

Grabación: Prepare su Cooperativa para la Temporada de Impuestos del 2021

Este es un taller especialmente dirigido para las cooperativas de inmigrantes estructuradas como LLCs o Sociedades de Responsabilidad Limitada....

USFWC signs on to fight for a nationwide shutoff moratorium on household utilities

On Wednesday, 1/13, we delivered our joint letter to President Biden and Vice President Harris asking them to issue...

On the Laura Flanders Show, USFWC Executive Director Esteban Kelly Talks Cooperative Economic Lessons from Black Feminist Leaders for Today

Timely and thorough conversation on The Laura Flanders Show how we can learn the lessons of post-Great Depression economic...

Worker Co-op Advocacy Updates Q4 2020

Para Español, haga clic aquí   2020 required action in all ways: financial and technical assistance for our worker...

Japan passes its first Worker Cooperative Bill since 1978

On December 4, 2020,  a Worker Cooperative Bill was passed by the House of Councilors (Diet) in Japan. “We,...

Watch Recording: Post-Election Community Meeting

#ShopCoop this Holiday Season

This holiday season, buy gifts for friends and loved ones from cooperatives! Whether you purchase a product or a...

2020 Cooperative and Cooperative of the Year Recognitions

Every year, we celebrate members of the USFWC. 2020 had no shortage of challenges and USFWC family rose to...

Watch the Recording: USFWC October Membership Meeting

At our October membership meeting, we reviewed our financial health, reported on the growth of our membership, projected to...

SBA & Treasury announce simpler PPP forgiveness applications for loans less than $50,000

As the USFWC continues to support the worker co-op community through the COVID-19 crisis, we are keeping tabs on...