Event Category: Friday Pre-Conference Session

This full-day session on worker cooperative legal topics is geared towards lawyers interested in representing worker cooperatives (though non-lawyers may attend). It will cover both basic and advanced legal topics. CLE credits provided (suitable for newly-admitted attorneys). Morning This half-day session on worker cooperative legal topics is geared towards lawyers interested in representing worker cooperatives […]

This session is about creating common ground around tools, methods, and approaches ​to grassroots economic organizing and worker co-op development in this new era. We will also dig into issues of race/class/gender/etc in replicating oppressive dynamics​; and move toward remedying this. See www.geo.coop for more information on the Grassroots Economic Organizing Collective (GEO). Morning Train the […]

Morning In this morning session, we will focus on increasing a) your cooperative’s financial literacy skills and b) engagement in financial decisions by going over the four basic financial reports: Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet, Budget & Cash Flow Projections. You will leave with a better understanding of how to create & read these reports […]

Under fierce attack from the corporate sector, labor unions have been exploring, creating, and preserving sustainable worker owned, democratically managed businesses from large to small that are anchored in their communities. The 2009 agreement between the United Steelworkers and Mondragon resulted in a Union Co-op Model. The collaboration between Service Employees International Union and our […]