A Technology Freelancers' Guide to Starting a Worker Cooperative

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2009
Author(s): 
Jim Johnson and Brent Emerson
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Network of American Tech Worker Cooperatives (NATWC)
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this guide is about worker cooperatives: businesses owned and controlled by the people who work in them. The worker-members own the business and return its profits to themselves based on how much they work for the co-op. They control the co-op, perhaps by electing a Board of Directors which makes policy and hires managers to organize their work. This hierarchical structure is common in medium and large worker co-ops, just like the other co-op sectors. But small worker co-ops are usually run collectively.
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