I’m not generally a breaking-news blogger, but This Just In courtesy of David Smathers Moore, founder of the Teamworks Cooperative Network in San Francisco. Mondragon and the United Steelworkers union have signed an agreement to work together and develop hybrid union-cooperative process. Initially the unions will seek to implement Mondragon-style share ownership options when collective bargaining (as opposed to agreeing to ESOP structures), and Mondragon cooperatives will integrate the union collective bargaining structure into their governance structure. Baby steps, but very interesting ones!
Read it from the USW here!