Worker cooperative
A worker cooperative is a cooperative owned and self-managed by its workers. This control may be exercised in a number of ways. A cooperative enterprise may mean a firm where every worker-owner partic...
Mondragon Corporation
The MONDRAGON Corporation is a corporation and federation of worker cooperatives based in the Basque region of Spain. It was founded in the town of Mondragón in 1956 by graduates of a local technical ...
Workers' self-management
Self-management or workers' self-management (also referred to as labor management, autogestion, workers' control, industrial democracy and producer cooperatives) is a form of management that involves ...
Fishermen's Protective Union
The Fishermen's Protective Union (sometimes called the Fisherman's Protective Union, the FPU, The Union or the Union Party) was a workers' organisation and political party in the Dominion of Newfound...
List of worker cooperatives
This is a list of worker cooperatives by country.
Davydd Greenwood
Davydd Greenwood (b. 1942) is the Goldwin Smith Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Institute for European Studies at Cornell University. Known action researcher, Greenwood has conducted stu...
Orbea
Orbea is a bicycle manufacturer in Mallabia, Basque Country. It began in 1840 as a rifle and gun producer and began making bicycles in the 1930s. It is part of the Mondragón Cooperative Corporation a...
Alvarado Street Bakery
122°35′29″W / 38.23074°N 122.59142°W / 38.23074; -122.59142Alvarado Street Bakery is a worker-owned bakery located in Petaluma, California that produces certified organic whol...
Good Vibrations (sex shop)
Good Vibrations is an award winning sex-positive San Francisco-based corporation selling sex toys and other erotic products. It operates eight retail stores (seven in the San Francisco Bay Area, and o...
Indian Coffee House
The Indian Coffee House is a restaurant chain in India, run by a series of worker co-operative societies. It has strong presence across India with nearly 400 coffee houses.
The India Coffee House ...
Firestorm Cafe & Books
Firestorm Cafe & Books is a worker-owned and self-managed "anti-capitalist business" located in downtown Asheville, North Carolina, USA. Named after the Earth Crisis song, this infoshop operates w...
Embega
Embega, S. Coop. was founded in 1971 by a group of workers from the former household appliance company Agni (today BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH), on the banks of Ega river, in Estella (Navarr...
Fishermen's Union Trading Co.
The Fishermen's Union Trading Company (F.U.T.C.), a limited liability company, was founded in 1911 to be the commercial arm of the Fishermen's Protective Union (FPU). Its mandate, as set out by Willi...
Cheese Board Collective
The Cheese Board Collective in Berkeley, California, comprises two worker owned and operated businesses: a cheese shop/bakery commonly referred to as "The Cheese Board", and a pizzeria known as "Chees...
Veggies of Nottingham
Veggies of Nottingham, also known as Veggies Catering Campaign, is a campaigning group based in Nottingham, England, promoting ethical alternatives to mainstream fast food. It does this by hosting eve...
Equal Exchange
Equal Exchange is a for-profit Fairtrade worker-owned, cooperative headquartered in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts. Equal Exchange distributes organic, gourmet coffee, tea, sugar, bananas, avocados, ...
Salt (union organizing)
Salting is a labor union tactic involving the act of getting a job at a specific workplace with the intent of organizing a union. A person so employed is called a "salt".The tactic is often discussed ...
Ché Café
The Ché Café is a worker co-operative, social center, and live music venue located on the University of California, San Diego campus in La Jolla, California, USA. Zack de la Rocha described the Ché Ca...
Radio Borovo
Radio Borovo is radio station of the Serbian national minority in the eastern Croatia. It has a local broadcasting license for the municipality of Borovo, Croatia. Radio Borovo is an independent radio...
New Era Windows
New Era Windows is an American worker cooperative formed by Chicago union members seeking to purchase their workplace, a window manufacturing plant located on Goose Island. The plant, previously owned...
Hard Times Cafe
Hard Times Cafe is a collectively owned restaurant in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota. It is known for its punk and hippie ideology, its gritty ambiance, and its large selec...
Fish, Food and Allied Workers Union
The Fish, Food and Allied Workers (FFAW) Union is a trade union in Newfoundland and Labrador that represents 20,000 workers. Most of the members are in the fishing industry but the FFAW also has organ...
Corporate Watch
Corporate Watch (The Corporate Watch Co-Operative Ltd.) is a "not-for-profit journalism, research and publishing group that undertakes research on the social and environmental impact of corporations a...
Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse
Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse is a radical infoshop located in Baltimore, Maryland, USA and run by a worker-owner collective. Named for anarchist firebrand Emma Goldman, Red Emma's opened in Novemb...
Network of Bay Area Worker Cooperatives
The Network of Bay Area Worker Cooperatives (NoBAWC - pronounced "No Boss") is a network of worker cooperatives dedicated to building workplace democracy in the San Francisco Bay Area.NoBAWC was found...
Shri Mahila Griha Udyog Lijjat Papad
Shri Mahila Griha Udyog Lijjat Papad, popularly known as Lijjat, is an Indian women's cooperative involved in manufacturing of various fast moving consumer goods. The organisation's main objective is ...
The Take (2004 film)
The Take is a Canadian documentary film released in 2004 by the wife and husband team of Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis. It tells the story of workers in Buenos Aires, Argentina who reclaim control of a c...