CUPS/ White Electric — Providence, RI

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Location: Providence, RI                                                                       Industry: Cafe Number of employees: 15 Became employee-owned: 2021 From the Company: Learn More:    Providence Journal – White Electric coffee purchased by worker-owned cooperative (2021) Uprise RI – CUPS organizing story: From unionization to worker-owned co-op café (2021) Uprise RI – RI’s first unionized coffee shop needs […]

Cooperative Development Institute

Worker co-op bill being heard in Senate, could this model work for Benny’s?

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From The Rhode Island Senate calendar for Tuesday features legislation that makes it easier to create and run worker-owned cooperatives.  The bill is “a statutory vehicle for the creation and functioning of workers’ cooperatives which are corporations that are owned and democratically governed by their members.” Read more – Worker co-op bill being heard […]