Oct. 27, 2009: News and Opinions Regarding Mondragon and the United Steelworkers

The United Steelworkers (USW) and MONDRAGON Internacional, S.A. today announced a framework agreement for collaboration in establishing MONDRAGON cooperatives in the manufacturing sector within the United States and Canada. USW International President Leo W. Gerard and Josu Ugarte, President of MONDGRAGON Internacional, signed an agreement of intent "to collaborate in the United States/Canada marketplace by adapting collective bargaining principles to the MONDRAGON cooeprative model and worker ownership principles."

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