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When Bosses Threatened to Close the Plant, These Greek Workers Took It Over
Drawing inspiration from factory occupations in Argentina in the early 2000s, they abolished hierarchy, creating a structure based on the idea that all workers are equal. Unlike many cooperatives, which maintain a hierarchical structure, Vio.Me’s staff now share responsibilities such as cleaning and guarding the premises, and each employee makes the same hourly wage. A general assembly has replaced bosses.
https://www.thenation.com/article/when-bosses-threatened-to-close-the-plant-these-greek-workers-took-it-over

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