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http://www.thenation.com/blog/168416/chicago-workers-economic-plan-go-co-operative Chicago Workers’ Economic Plan: Go Co-Operative! Laura Flanders on June 15, 2012 – 12:17 AM ET As President Obama was speechifying about our economic futures this week, workers in one famous Chicago factory were taking a big step towards theirs. A group of the workers who occupied the Republic Windows and Doors factory [...]
Chicago Factory Occupiers Form Worker Cooperative Thursday, 31 May 2012 14:31By Yana Kunichoff, Truthout | Report Supporters for Republic Windows and Doors workers in 2008. (Photo: Andrew Ciscel / Flickr)First, they occupied the factory to get their wages from the bosses that owned the machinery. Then, they occupied their factory to keep the second bosses from shutting down [...]
As we get ready for our 72nd national convention, we are launching a new website for the UE Research and Education Fund, built by the UE members at webskillet.