An excellent resource from the Self Employment Law Center (Legal education, research, advice, and advocacy for just and resilient economies.)
"Learning to Think Outside the Boss: An Introductory Workshop on the Legal Nuts and Bolts of Starting a Worker Cooperative!"
"This workshop provides an introduction to the practical steps individuals and groups need to take to establish, build, and successfully manage a cooperative enterprise. This introductory workshop attempts to bring forward basic legal and structural questions such as what is a cooperative, what is a legal entity, what rules govern fundraising and financing for cooperatives, and more. This workshop provides an overview of the content contained in SELC’s Think Outside the Boss: How to Create a Worker-Owned Business manual. (https://drive.google.com/a/theselc.org/file/d/0B_rgt0QdXUbycnprd3hhYzdWN...)"