Don't start from scratch. Sample worker cooperative bylaws in word doc form for you to edit for your own cooperative.
A chart to assist with selecting the most appropriate legal entity for your worker cooperative. Compares: Sole Proprietor, C-Corp, S-Corp, Limited Liability Company (LLC), and Cooperative Corporation.
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.
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.