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In a major expansion of the company announced today, Evergreen Cooperative Laundry, a 100-percent worker-owned company established in 2009, is taking over management of the Collinwood laundry facility.
Jebbison and her Collinwood co-workers will be offered an accelerated path to ownership, potentially becoming full worker-owners of Evergreen Cooperative Laundry in six months.
For new employees, it will mean a 15-percent higher starting salary than the previous Collinwood facility operator offered.
Taking over management of the Collinwood plant, which the Cleveland Clinic owns, got them over that hurdle.
A veteran, he was hired by Evergreen Cooperative Laundry at a time when no one else would hire him because of the felony on his record.
Source: Turning Healthcare into Community Wealth in Cleveland