employee owned co-op

From a Brooklyn Street Corner, a Women’s Cleaning Cooperative Grows

Great article in today's New York Times about Latina day laborers in New York City that formed a cooperative business - Apple Eco-Friendly Cleaning. The women in the cooperative now earn about twice as much per hour, and under better conditions.

http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/10/12/a-womens-cleaning-collective/

Cooperatives find new relevancy helping low-wage workers

Great article by the Mercury News in San Jose, CA about the rise of worker owned cooperative businesses in the Bay Area.

These businesses are providing better working working conditions, better pay, and greater satisfaction for their worker-owners.

Check it out - http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_19013770

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