The Worker Co-op Magazine Collection for 1980-1992 is now digitized and available for download here.
Our summer 2017 newsletter can be found here.
Our spring 2017 newsletter can be found here.
Many people feel intimidated by financial reports. However, without a thorough understanding of financial information, co-operative enterprises cannot succeed (whether for profit or not-for-profit). Worker co-op owners need to understand their co-op’s financial statements and how their jobs contribute to the financial performance of their enterprise. This webinar reviewed the financial statements of a worker co-operative and…
This is the first time that we offered this new webinar that was recently developed by CWCF. This is a two-part series designed for people who are working in a worker co-op. It covered basic definitions, statistics on the movement, the co-op principles as applied to worker co-ops, and governance and management principles in a…
Co-operatives have twice the success rate of conventional businesses: 40 percent versus 20 percent. Nonetheless, that still means that three out of five co-ops fail. During this interactive webinar, Russ discussed the reasons for co-operative enterprise failure and what can be learned from these hard lessons. Learning from failure
This paper by Greg O’Neill discusses, among other things, the commonalities between Inuit traditional knowledge (or Inuit Quajimajatuqangit (IQ), similar to other indigenous traditions) and the co-operative movement’s values and principles. It begins: “One of the most significant recent developments in redrawing the geo-political map of Canada was the creation of the Nunavut Territory. I…
Our Winter newsletter can be found here.
Read all about our conference here.
Our fall newsletter can be found here.