When forming, worker cooperatives have an important choice to make regarding their legal entity. Each entity type has implications on important issues including taxation, employment law, and access to capital. This resource is intended to give a brief overview of the entity types and lay out the issues worker cooperatives may want to consider when choosing which is the best fit for the business at whatever stage it is currently in.
Start-Up Worker Coops
Prezi given by USFWC / DAWN for the Vermont Employee Ownership Center on the basics of worker cooperative governance and management.
28 essential questions for any start-up to ask - and try to answer - before meeting with a lawyer.
Worker Coop 101 pamphlet.
Written by Co-operatives UK’s Worker Co-operative Council. Dedicated to people around the world who are taking ownership and control of their working lives.