EcoMundo Cleaning Co-op: Winning for Workers

They are cleaning up.

An uptown company is sprucing up local homes and businesses, while helping its workers excel with reliable wages and steady employment with room to grow.

What sets Ecomundo Cleaning apart is that the individuals doing the scrubbing and polishing are also owners.

Ecomundo Cleaning is a worker-owned cooperative, assisted by Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC) and launched in 2012 as a means to provide living-wage jobs and good work conditions for low-income immigrants.

All of the members have an ownership stake in the coop and are able to contribute to business decisions.

Read the full article at Manhattan Times News


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