Can Worker-Owners Make a Big Factory Run?

| April 07, 2013


by Jane Slaughter | Labor Notes | Read article With about the same workforce, the plant is producing 50 percent more tires than before it was closed. Workers have introduced new machinery to boost productivity, but so do most enterprises. Corporations also use speed-up, pay cuts, and a total disregard for the environment. Those things won’t happen at this co-op.


by Jane Slaughter | Labor Notes | Read article

With about the same workforce, the plant is producing 50 percent more tires than before it was closed. Workers have introduced new machinery to boost productivity, but so do most enterprises. Corporations also use speed-up, pay cuts, and a total disregard for the environment. Those things won’t happen at this co-op.

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