workers' cooperative


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workers' cooperative

n
(Economics) See cooperative4
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Among the topics are globalization and change in labor relations in fruit regions of Brazil and Argentina, labor relations and issues in the poultry sector in Mexico, from workers' cooperative to hired-labor farm: accommodating to global market pressures in Slovak post-socialist agriculture, a comparative analysis of adaptation and resistance among family farmers in Argentina and Columbia, and effects of the division of labor on the distribution of fresh produce in Argentina.
Mondragon -- which is based in a small Basque town of the same name -- was founded by a local priest, Jose Maria Arizmendiarrieta, as a small workers' cooperative and is now an international conglomerate with a mission of maintaining jobs.
Registered in 1995, Usha is the first sex workers' cooperative in Asia run by Durbar to fight sex workers' economic exclusion from government and other financial institutions.
Jack Drum Arts, founded in 1986 as a workers' cooperative, are campaigning for children's theatre in the face of funding cuts.
Moves are now under way to save the site, which is profitable and supplies PS24 million worth of key parts a year to Jaguar Land Rover, through a workers' cooperative plan.
New developments in the rescue of French ferry company SeaFrance, which has been in judicial settlement since June 2010: following the decision to reject the recapitalisation plan proposed to the French government by the European Commission, on 25 October 2011, the offer of a takeover by employees in the form of a workers' cooperative - a proposal that finally found the support of the French government - has turned the situation around.
Roberts Mart and Suma, a workers' cooperative specialising in vegetarian, fairly traded, organic, ethical and natural products, developed the idea of rPET packaging along with Suma's Yorkshire-based packers Country Products.
Welder-turned-businessman John Rosamund has written the first inside account of the famous workers' cooperative that took over the Triumph motorcycle works at Meriden in the 1970s.
While the Transport & General Workers Union is understood to be considering setting up a workers' cooperative that would enable its members to offer a rival stalls operation, RaceTech chief executive Brad Higgins remains confident the company will provide a service this year, and that it will feature many of the old faces.
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