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* [[KBOO]] Radio (Community-owned; worker-managed.)
* [[KBOO]] Radio (Collectively managed by "collective management body" comprised of staff, volunteers, board members and dues-paying members.<ref>[http://kboo.fm/sites/default/files/79pp%20Strategic%20Plan_0.pdf KBOO COMMUNITY RADIO STRATEGIC PLAN 2011 to 2016]</ref>)
* [[Red and Black Cafe]]
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Revision as of 20:27, 1 August 2012

Worker cooperatives are business entities that are owned and controlled by their members, the people who work in them. The two central characteristics of worker cooperatives are:

  1. workers invest in and own the business and
  2. decision-making is democratic, generally adhering to the principle of one worker-one vote.[1]

Worker-owned and/or worker-managed cooperatives in Portland