The Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies (FPWA) presents this report, Worker Cooperatives for New York City: A Vision for Addressing Income Inequality, as an examination of one solution for the challenges facing New York’s workers: worker cooperative businesses. Indeed, the report’s key finding is that worker cooperatives can easily fit into a broad campaign to cope with poverty, long-term joblessness, the growing isolation of low-wage workers and unprecedented levels of income inequality.
This is an overview of the University of Winnipeg's anchor-led model for community economic development. It positions the Winnipeg model as a robust example of an anchor institution strategy, and includes a broad survey of US worker cooperative development and movement-building efforts of the last 30 years.
Handbook for new members to aid in understanding how the cooperative, Casa Nueva, is structured and run, as well as individual member's role within the cooperative.
28 essential questions for any start-up to ask - and try to answer - before meeting with a lawyer.
The purpose of this study is to get as current and accurate a count as possible of the worker cooperatives and democratic workplaces in the United States. Some previous counts were done in the 2000s, and most recently the University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives' study of the economic impact of cooperatives included worker cooperatives. But there were issues with all of these studies, and moreover none of them gathered data on longevity.
A presentation on how employees can buy-out a company and convert to a worker cooperative.
A 2-page brochure with basic information about converting your business to a worker cooperaive.
- Estudio de caso sobre el desarrollo de cooperativas de trabajadores
- Un Ejemplo de Cronograma del Desarrollo de una Cooperativa
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