How platform co-ops can benefit
#Union Leaders https://platform.coop/about/benefits/union-leaders/
Through shared platform ownership, democratic governance, and the organizing power of unions, workers can build fairer structures for the future of work.
For many workers, the force that most actively restricts their liberty is not government regulations but their employer’s rules. https://theoutline.com/post/7216/we-are-already-ruled-by-private-governments-and-they-suck?zd=9&zi=vaszf6ss
Cooperative Development Course : Worker Co-op Start-ups
Seminario di Effimera “L’enigma del valore”|| Casa della Cultura, Milano, 1 giugno 2019 || Parte I
Log Out! The Platform Economy and Worker Resistance
Workers unite online
They're logging on to combat lagging labour laws, costly court proceedings, and outsourcing management, writes Gaia Caramazza
"Another entity which is lagging behind technological developments, is the pivotal organ behind striking: the #union. "
Cooperation Jackson: Building a Social and Solidarity Economy
On the weekend I went to a talk by Kali and his comrade (apologies, I’m terrible with names) from Co-operation Jackson. It’s possibly one of the most inspiring discussions I’ve ever been part of. They have been organising for decades in Jackson, Mississippi and in the past 5 years have acelerated efforts to build a new economy based on principles of co-operation, democracy and mutual aid. You can read more about the details below.
It is so rare to see such a positive yet pragmatic response to the material reality we find ourselves in. I’m still really processing it all! Maybe I will post some more thoughts in this thread as time goes on. We all have a lot to learn from these amazing folks!
Find out more!
A great documentary
I am very happy to announce that the new issue of the Pervasive Labour Union zine, 'Fed Up!', is finally(!) out and can be consulted here: http://ilu.servus.at/category/13-fed-up.html
Many thanks to contributors @eliotberriot, @Gargron , @decentral1se, @entreprecariat (and indirectly @rra and @fcr), @pip Julia Janssen, Inge Hoonte and Louisa Bufardeci, Gui Machiavelli, and Martin Schotten.
"[...] precarietà esistenziale che incide negativamente sulla possibilità di aspirare, se sotto ricatto, al “diritto alla scelta del lavoro” e quindi ad una maggiore efficienza della prestazione lavorativa stessa. "
"Il rifiuto del lavoro (mal pagato, in nero, sfruttato, ricattabile) è sempre foriero di innovazione, crescita e benessere."
Le lotte dei riders, i fattorini comandati da una piattaforma digitale, mescolano strumenti tradizionali e pratiche innovative. Storia della Riders Union Bologna e del suo sciopero al tempo della frammentazione sociale
Lavoro e valore – di Gianni Giovannelli
La condizione precaria al bivio: cedere alla paura per sopravvivere o reagire rischiando una sorte peggiore?
Le diverse strade dell’economia dei lavoratori
Cooperativismo, economia sociale, economia solidale, economia popolare, autogestione, economia dei lavoratori… Sono tutti modi diversi di esprimere la stessa cosa?
Piattaforma per l'autonomia lavorativa radicale | Platform for radical work autonomy
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