Cuba 2016 Webinar

A fascinating “experiment” is underway just 90 miles from the coast of Florida. In 2014, the Cuban government created a provisional mechanism for the first privately owned businesses in its post-revolution economy through cooperatives. Although agricultural co-ops have played a role for decades in the agrarian and agroecology developments across their country, this new provision […]

Webinar en Español 10/19 ¡Beneficios de la Federación : Seguro Dental para tí! [en español]

Estamos muy emocionados por echar a andar nuestro plan de beneficios dentales para nuestros miembros. El costo es mucho mejor y más barato y accesible entre todos juntos. Queremos que ustedes (nuestros miembros) tengan la oportunidad de hacer preguntas y que puedan aclarar dudas y entender a fondo los detalles de este Plan Dental. Vamos […]

October is Co-op Month!

This month we are celebrating Co-op Month! In October we are raising awareness of the more than 40,000 Cooperative businesses in the United States. These cooperatives generate $514 billion in revenue and more than $25 billion in wages. The United States Federation of Worker Cooperatives represent a portion of that sector and through our member ship […]

Dental Enrollment

Our collective purchasing power is stronger than most of our independent workplaces could hope manage. Together we can have a plan…  where in or out of network will not be an issue where our per person rate is $35 per month for individuals where spouses do not need to be legally married to qualify where […]

Attention all USFWC members we have dental!

We are excited to announce that we are rolling out a dental benefit plan for our members. We are working with a broker from Diversified Human Solutions to develop our dental plan. Come check out our webinar on 10/6 at 4:00pm Eastern, 3:00pm Central, 1:00pm Pacific called Federation Benefits: Dental Benefits For You! We will be joined […]

2016-2017 Líderes Cooperativistas en Acción (LCA) (Fundamentals in Spanish)

{English below} Líderes Cooperativistas en Acción (LCA) El sector de cooperativas de trabajo que está creciendo más rápido en los últimos 10 años son las dirigidas por inmigrantes e hispanohablantes. Ha crecido el interés entre los miembros de las cooperativas inmigrantes para conectarse uno al otro. En adición a de desarrollar un enlace y relaciones, […]

Social Cooperatives International School – SCIS2016

Spanish | French below Social Cooperatives International School – SCIS2016 Naples (Italy), 20-23 October 2016 The CICOPA Italian member Federsolidarietà – Confcooperative, the biggest federation of social cooperatives in Europe and in the world, organizes the second edition of the Social Cooperatives International School – SCIS2016, in Naples (Italy) from 20 to 23 October 2016. […]

Annual Enterprise Survey: Request for Participation by Oct. 7th

–Español debajo– It’s that time of year when we ask all worker cooperatives and other democratic workplaces to participate in our annual survey to help study the economic impact and social characteristics of worker-owned/managed enterprises. SURVEY DEADLINE:  October 7, 2016 SURVEY LINK: Conducted in partnership with the Democracy at Work Institute, we are requesting […]


Announcing New Membership Director & Staff Transitions

Dear USFWC Members ~ Please help us welcome our new USFWC Membership Director, Ana Martina Rivas! Some of you were lucky enough to meet her at the Worker Cooperative National Conference in Austin last weekend. You can read more below about Ana Martina and a short message from her. In addition to welcoming Ana Martina, […]

RSVP for 2016 Member Meeting 7/30 & 7/31 (virtual participation available)

All USFWC members – workplaces and individuals, voting and non-voting – are encouraged to RSVP to attend (in-person or virtually) our annual Member Meeting. This year, we have a two-part member meeting with a special strategy session on Saturday, July 30 followed by a more traditional business meeting on Sunday, July 31. Hosted during the […]