Guide

Title Format Source
Sample Worker Cooperative Bylaws Word Processor Document
28 questions to ask before meeting the lawyer PDF Katovich & Kassan Law Group
The Cooperative Growth Ecosystem: Inclusive Economic Development in Action PDF Democracy at Work Institute and Project Equity
Taking Employee Ownership To Scale PDF Democracy at Work Institute, Democracy Collaborative
A Brief Guide to Understanding Employee Ownership Structures PDF The Democracy at Work Institute
Pro Forma Template Spreadsheet Democracy at Work Institute
Creating Better Jobs and a Fairer Economy with Worker Cooperatives PDF Democracy At Work Institute
Guide to Worker Cooperative Bylaws and Operating Agreements PDF Democracy at Work Institute
Designing Effective Systems of Evaluation and Accountability in Worker Cooperatives PDF Democracy at Work Network
Steps to Starting a Worker Coop PDF Center for Cooperatives, University of California; NW Cooperative Foundation
Coop 101: A Guide to Starting a Cooperative PDF Cooperative Development Institute
Local Government Support for Cooperatives PDF Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance
Industrial districts and inter-firm co-operation in Italy PDF International Institute for Labor Studies
Indivisible Reserves: unallocated equity as a way co-ops can help fortify their future PDF USDA Rural Development
Industry Research Series: Craft Beer PDF Democracy at Work Institute
Research on the Economic Impact of Cooperatives PDF University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives
Successful Cooperative Ownership Transitions: Case Studies on the Conversion of Privately Held Businesses to Worker Cooperatives PDF University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives and Democracy at Work Institute
Becoming Employee-Owned PDF Democracy At Work Institute
Worker Cooperative Governance and Management (Prezi) Presentation US Federation of Worker Cooperatives / DAWN Advisors
US Worker Cooperatives: A State of the Sector Democracy At Work Institute
Investing in Worker Ownership PDF Democracy at Work Institute
Worker Cooperative Finances Presentation Cooperation Works!
Cooperatives and Public Policy, A Partnership in Progress: Using the Worker Co-op Model to Build Community Wealth PDF
Weavers of Dreams: Founders of the Modern Co-operative Movement PDF Center for Cooperatives, University of California
In Good Company - The Guide to Employee Ownership PDF Northcountry Cooperative Development Fund, Northcountry Cooperative Foundation
Think Outside the Boss Manual: How to Create a Worker Owned Enterprise PDF Sustainable Economies Law Center
Equal Exchange: Doing Well by Doing Good PDF Foundation for Enterprise Development
Building Shared Entrepreneurship PDF Democracy At Work Institute
Meetings and Concensus PDF South Mountain Company
Enabling Policy Environments for Cooperative Development: A Comparative Experience PDF Centre for the Study of Co-operatives, University of Saskatchewan; Institute of Urban Studies, University of Winnipeg
"¿Qué es una Cooperativa de Trabajadores?" (versión corta) PDF La Federación Estadounidense de Cooperativas de Trabajadores
Low-income & Immigrant Worker Cooperative Formation PDF Urban Justice Center Community Development Project
Immigrant Worker Owned Cooperatives: A User’s Manual PDF
Choice of Legal Entity - Chart PDF
Sustainable Economic Democracy: Worker Cooperatives for the 21st Century PDF MIT Community Innovators Lab, The Barr Foundation
Capturing the Imagination of Future Social Entrepreneurs: A Robust University Based Anchor Institution-led Development Model PDF University of Winnipeg Community Renewal Corporation
28 preguntas: ¿Estas pensando en empezar una cooperativa de trabajadores? Unas preguntas para revisar antes de reunirse con un abogado PDF Katovich & Kassan Law Group
Industry Research Series: Taxis PDF Democracy at Work Institute
Worker Co-op 101 Presentation Presentation Boston Center for Community Ownership
Selling Your Business to Your Employees - Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP) & Worker-Owned Cooperatives PDF Ohio Employee Ownership Center
Concept Paper: Asset Building through Cooperative Business Ownership: Defining and Measuring Cooperative Economic Wealth PDF University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives, “Research on the Economic Impact of Cooperatives” (REIC)
Projecting the Long-Term Consequences of ESOP vs. Co-op Conversion of a Firm on Employee Benefits and Company Cash PDF Center for Cooperatives, University of California; Democratic Business Association of Northern California
2017 Workers to Owners Impact Report PDF Workers to Owners Collaborative
Decisions in the Process of Business Transition (Who Decides What?) PDF Democracy at Work Institute
Conversions Timeline PDF
Small Business Ownership Succession: The Cooperative Solution PDF Northcountry Cooperative Development Fund, Northcountry Cooperative Foundation
Equal Exchange Bylaws PDF Equal Exchange
A Comparative Analysis of Cooperative Sectors in Scotland, Finland, Sweden and Switzerland PDF Cooperative Development Scotland (Scottish Enterprise)
A Layperson’s Guide to the Teamworks Cooperative Network’s Financial and Legal Structures PDF TeamWorks Cooperative Network
A Technology Freelancers' Guide to Starting a Worker Cooperative PDF Network of American Tech Worker Cooperatives (NATWC)
A Study of the Keys to Success for Start-Up Food Co-ops in Rural Areas PDF Northcountry Cooperative Development Fund, University of Wisconisn Center for Cooperatives
Conversion Brochure (OEOC) PDF
The Rural Succession Dilemma and the Cooperative Solution PDF Democracy At Work Institute
Worker Cooperative Support System in NYC [ppt] Presentation MIT
Guideline for Cooperative Bylaws PDF USDA Rural Development
Worker Cooperatives for New York City: A Vision for Addressing Income Inequality PDF Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies
The Anchor Mission: Leveraging the Power of Anchor Institutions to Build Community Wealth: A Case Study of University Hospitals Vision 2020 Program Cleveland, Ohio PDF MIT, The Democracy Collaborative @ The University of Maryland
Worker-Owner Policy Handbook (template) Word Processor Document Isthmus Engineering & Manufacturing
"¿Qué es una Cooperativa de Trabajadores?" (versión larga) Presentation La Federación Estadounidense de Cooperativas de Trabajadores (USFWC)
Introduction to Worker Cooperative Business Transition Planning Democracy at Work Institute
The Lending Opportunity of a Generation: FAQs and Case Studies for Investing in Businesses Converting to Worker Ownership PDF Cooperative Fund of New England, Project Equity, Democracy at Work Institute
Inclusive Capitalism for the American Workforce: Reaping the Rewards of Economic Growth through Broad-based Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing PDF Center for American Progress
The Social and Solidarity Economy: Towards an ‘Alternative’ Globalisation PDF UNESCO
Member Handbook (Casa Nueva)
The Role of Local Cooperative Development Agencies in Promoting Worker Cooperatives PDF
United States Federation of Worker Co-operatives St. Mary's University
Building a Platform for Economic Democracy: A Cooperative Development Strategy for the Bronx PDF MIT/CoLab
Resilience of the Cooperative Business Model in Times of Crisis PDF International Labour Organiation (ILO)
Creating Jobs through Cooperative Development PDF The National Economic Development & Law Center; Center for Cooperatives, University of California
Worker Owned Cooperatives and the Ecosystems that Support Them PDF MIT
Choosing a Business Entity: A Guide for Worker Cooperatives PDF Democracy At Work Institute
Social Development in an Uncertain World: UNRISD Research Agenda 2010–2014 PDF United Nations/UNRISD
Firm Foundations for Democracy? Worker Ownership and Control in Advanced Capitalism [ppt] Presentation Foundation for Enterprise Development
Collective Evaluations - Why & How PDF
Trade unions and worker cooperatives: Where are we at? PDF International Labour Organization (ILO)
How to Start and Manage a Worker-Owned Home Care Cooperative Direct Care Alliance
Case Studies: Business Conversions to Worker Cooperatives PDF Project Equity
The 1042 roll-over cooperative in practice PDF Ohio Employee Ownership Center, Kent University
"El Proceso Legal Para Iniciar Tu Negocio Cooperativa" PDF
The Worker Co-operative Code PDF Cooperatives UK
Model Growth: Do employee-owned businesses deliver sustainable performance? PDF Employee Ownership Association
Sample By Laws PDF
Non-Member Equity Instruments for Consumer and Worker Cooperatives PDF Center for Cooperatives, University of California
Creating a Member Engagement Plan PDF Democracy at Work Institute
Transitioning to Worker Ownership 1.1 Presentation DAWN Advisors
First Response: Save the Jobs (presentation) PDF US Federation of Worker Cooperatives
Preliminary Census of Worker Cooperatives in the United States PDF US Federation of Worker Cooperatives
The Design of Governance Systems for Worker Cooperatives PDF ICA Group
A Learning and Training Tool for Understanding Worker Cooperative Finances Spreadsheet University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives
The Economic Democracy Training Series: Building Leadership for the Next Economy PDF MIT Community Innovators Lab, Bronx Cooperative Development Initiative
Policies for a Shareable City: A Sharing Economy Policy Primer for Urban Leaders PDF Shareable.net ; Sustainable Economies Law Center
Recursos para desarrollar cooperativas sin fines de lucro (V0.5) PDF
The Relative Survival of Worker Cooperatives and Barriers to Their Creation [PowerPoint] Presentation Foundation for Enterprise Development
Owning Your Own Job Is A Beautiful Thing: Community Wealth Building in Cleveland, Ohio. PDF The Democracy Collaborative at the University of Maryland
Solidarity Economy: Building Alternatives for People and Planet (Papers and Reports from the U.S. Social Forum 2007) PDF
Worker Cooperatives - Pathways to Scale PDF Democracy Collaborative
Employee-Ownership Briefing Paper 7.2 PDF Ownership Associates, Inc.
Local Development in Emilia-Romagna: Alternatives in Action PDF INTERCONTINENTAL NETWORK FOR THE PROMOTION OF SOCIAL SOLIDARITY ECONOMY
New Member Orientation Templates PDF Democracy at Work Institute
Providing the Right Support: Are the Training Needs of Multi-Stakeholder Cooperatives Unique? PDF University of Wisconin Center for Cooperatives
Ensuring Your Legacy: Succession Planning & Democratic Employee Ownership. PDF ICA Group
Internal Capital Accounts PDF ICA Group
Tackling the Law, Together: A Legal Guide to Worker Cooperatives Generally and in Massachusetts PDF Community Enterprise Project of the Harvard Transactional Law Clinics
Firm Foundations for Democracy? Worker Ownership and Control in Advanced Capitalism PDF Foundation for Enterprise Development
Does Cooperation Equal Utopia? PDF London School of Economics
Forget Venture Capitalists—This Scrappy Composting Co-Op Found Another Way to Get Startup Money Yes! Magazine
Self-Direction and Employee Ownership: Working Paper Ownership Associates, Inc.
Employee-Ownership Briefing Paper 1.3 PDF Ownership Associates, Inc.
Patronage Calculation Template Spreadsheet Democracy at Work Network
Cooperative Development Frameworks Video/Audio Democracy at Work Institute
Building Community Economies in Massachusetts: an Emerging Model of Economic Development? PDF Community Economies Collective
The Communist Party in The Land of Cooperation Word Processor Document MUEC
The Valley Alliance of Worker Co-operatives:Exploring the Potential of Co-op Led Development PDF St. Mary's University
Programa para Iniciar Cooperativas Presentation Democracy at Work Institute
Democracy at Work Institute/USFWC Press Kit
The solidarity economy: an alternative development strategy? PDF UNESCO
Building Resilient Sustainable Economies via the Cooperative Sector and Flexible Specialization: Lessons from the Emilia Romagna Region of Italy PDF Appalachian State University
The Cooperative District of Imola: Forging the High Road to Globalization PDF MUEC
Worker Cooperative Development Models PDF Grassroots Economic Organzing
Business Ownership by Workers: Are Worker Cooperatives a Viable Option? PDF Iowa State University Department of Economics
Diversity is Inefficient PDF
Jobs and the Urban Poor: Privately Initiated Sectoral Strategies PDF The Aspen Institute, The Ford Foundation, The Mott Foundation
Philadelphia Story PDF
Startups and Replication PDF PHI
Subjects of Scale / Spaces of Possibility: Producing Co-operative Space in Theory and Enterprise PDF UMASS-Amherst
African American Cooperatives PDF Babson-Equal Exchange Cooperative Curriculum
Social Coops and Social Care: An Emerging Role for Civil Society PDF unknown
Legal Guide to Cooperative Conversions PDF Sustainable Economies Law Center
A Targeted Approach to Worker Co-op Development: Lessons from Mondragon and Northern Italy
Ecosystem Assessment Tool
On the Pursuit of Federal Funding for Urban Cooperative Development: A Matter of Fairness in Funding
Collective Impact Forum Readings
Industry Clusters: Business Choice, Policy Outcome, or Branding Strategy PDF Regional Technology Strategies
Worker Cooperative Creation as Progressive Lawyering? Moving Beyond the One-Person, One-Vote Floor PDF
Improving the Quality of Home Health Aide Jobs: A Collaboration Between Organized Labor and a Worker Cooperative PDF
Show Them the Money ESOP Association
Cooperative Care Employee Handbook Word Processor Document Cooperative Care
How to Start an Entrepreneurial Revolution PDF
El Proceso Legal Para Iniciar Tu Negocio PDF Sustainable Economies Law Center
An Owner’s Guide to Business Succession Planning PDF Ohio Employee Ownership Center
Understanding Cooperatives Curriculum PDF Equal Exchange
Beyond the Boss: Building the U.S. Worker Cooperative Movement in the Context of Global Capitalism Word Processor Document School for International Training
Job preservation through worker cooperatives: An overview of international experiences and strategies PDF ILO
Conflict Resolution Video/Audio NASCO
Attorney Susan Zeme on Worker Cooperative Legal Issues Video/Audio
Sectoral Strategies for Low-Income Workers: Lessons from the Field PDF Workforce Strategies Initiative, Aspen Institute, The Mott Foundation,
Understanding Worker-Owned Cooperatives: a Strategic Guide for Community Organizers PDF Center for Community Change
Quién decide qué Word Processor Document Democracy at Work Institute
Macroeconomic Impact of S ESOPs on the US Economy PDF Matrix Global Advisors
The Application of Labor Law to Workers' Cooperatives PDF
Co-operatives as spaces of cultural resistance and transformation in alienated consumer society PDF
The Relative Survival of Worker Cooperatives and Barriers to Their Creation PDF Foundation for Enterprise Development
The Workers' Owned Sewing Company: Making the Eagle Fly Friday PDF ICA Group
Co-opLaw.org: Employment Law Web Page Sustainable Economies Law Center
Local Government Support for Cooperatives Democracy at Work Institute
Towards an EpistemologicalFoundation forSocial and Solidarity Economy [PowerPoint] Presentation United Nations/UNRISD
WAGES History and Lessons 1995-2000 PDF WAGES
Stanford Social Innovation Review - Collective Impact PDF
Sectoral Strategies in CED: Critical factors in the Success of CHCA & Childspace PDF
Working and Rebuilding Together: Considerations for the Use of Worker Cooperatives as an Economic Development Tool PDF
Entrevistas Cooperativa de Trabajodores en Español Video/Audio Mighty Small Films
Plywood Co-operatives in the United States: An Endangered Species PDF
Towards an EpistemologicalFoundation forSocial and Solidarity Economy [conference paper] PDF United Nations/UNRISD
Philadelphia Story
The Cooperative Coopers of Minneapolis PDF
The Application of Labor Law to Workers' Cooperatives Presentation
An Introduction to Equity for Campus Co-ops Video/Audio NASCO
Frontiers and Boundaries (introduction) PDF Ownership Associates
Educate and Empower: Tools for Building Community Wealth PDF Democracy Collaborative
Community Economic Development Lawyers and the New Democratic Economy Community Economic Development Clinic at Roger Williams University School of Law
Human Resources for Worker Cooperatives Webinar Series Video/Audio U.S. Federation of Worker Cooperatives
Talking About Race PDF Kirwan Institute
Racial Justice Organization Assessment PDF Western States Center
Perspectives on Cooperation in Modern Society: Helping the Self, the Community, and Society PDF
Cooperative Equity and Ownership PDF University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives
LLC with a Permanent Capital Member Sample Operating Agreement PDF Democracy at Work Institute
Young Member Engagement Strategy PDF CHF Canada
Responsabilidades De Toma De Decisiones PDF ICA Group
What Motivates Members to Participate in the Governance of Consumer Co-operatives PDF
Situaciones de consultoría Word Processor Document Democracy at Work Network
Racial Equity Impact Assessments PDF Applied Research Center
The Transition Process PDF Democracy at Work Institute
Matrices del Manejo Participativo PDF Round Sky Solutions
Có-evaluación Word Processor Document Democracy at Work Network
Multi-stakeholder Membership Structures and Strategic Development: the Case of Food-sector Cooperatives in Quebec PDF
Ejemplo de Agenda de Reunión de Personal Word Processor Document Democracy at Work Institute
Escalera de Inferencia PDF Action Design Associates
Conversaciones de consultoría Presentation
Limited Liability Companies as Worker Cooperatives PDF
Financing Cooperatives: Strategies for Financing the Inclusive Economy PDF Democracy Collaborative
Estructura Democrática de Autogestión PDF Rainbow Grocery Cooperative
Member Participation in Agricultural Cooperatives PDF
Ideas para presentaciónes con diapositivas
Forming a Worker Coop LLC or Cooperative Corporation PDF Sustainable Economies Law Center
What is Your Business Really Worth? PDF Prairie Capital Advisors
Auto-evaluación Word Processor Document Democracy at Work Network
Diseñar y Llevar a Cabo Reuniones Efectivas Presentation Democracy at Work Institute
Dar y Recibir Retroalimentacion Word Processor Document New World Consulting
Elementos de Robustos Sistemas de Comunicaciones Para Cooperativas Word Processor Document Democracy at Work Institute
Escenarios de Reuniones Efectivas Word Processor Document Democracy at Work Institute
Estatutos y Acuerdos de Operación PDF
How A Worker Co-op Structured as a LLC Can Retain Earnings PDF Cooperative Development Institute
Sociedades de responsibilidad limitada como cooperativas de trabajo Word Processor Document Insight Center for Community Economic Development
Small Business Resource Guide PDF
LLC Taxed as a T Corporation Sample Operating Agreement PDF Democracy at Work Institute
Percentage of Dollar Graphic Spreadsheet Democracy at Work Institute
Eligir una Entidad Empresarial PDF
Evaluacion del Cliente Word Processor Document Circle of Life
Entity Choice for New Cooperatives (video) Video/Audio
Plantilla: "pro forma" Spreadsheet
La brújula del liderazgo Word Processor Document
Principios de La Próxima Generación para el Desarollo de Cooperativas de Trabajadores PDF
Capacitación de preguntar con aprecio Word Processor Document
Tipos de equipos y tensiones comunes Word Processor Document
Legacy Business: Our opportunity to build wealth, economy, and culture PDF
Tipos de equipos Word Processor Document
Capacitar para el cambio Word Processor Document
Diseñar y Conducir una Reunión Efectiva Word Processor Document
Worker Cooperatives in the U.S. : 2015 State of the Sector PDF
Raising Our Future Together: How Cooperatives Can Create Better, More Affordable Child Care in NYC PDF Democracy at Work Institute