The Sound Co-op – New York City, NY

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Location: New York Industry: Sound Production Number of employees: 5 Became employee owned: 2019 From the company soundcoop.tv The Sound Coop – About Facebook – The Sound Coop Learn more Fractured Atlas – The Sound Co-op: Building Collective Power as Creative Professionals (2020) Employee Owned Small Businesses in New York  

L&S Printing – Queens, NY

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Industry: Printing Location: Queens, New York Number of employees: 4 Became employee owned: 2018 Assistance and financing from: The Working World L&S Printing has been a community institution in Far Rockaway for over 20 years, providing printing and computer repair services primarily to local schools and churches. Since the beginning of 2017, The Working World has […]

Hopewell Care Childcare Worker Cooperative

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Industry: Childcare Location: New York City, New York Number of employees: 17 Became employee owned: 2018 Assistance: Carroll Gardens Association From the company https://hopewellcare.coop/home/ https://www.facebook.com/hopewellcare.coop/ Learn more Carroll Gardens Association – Hopewell Care Cooperative   Employee Owned Small Businesses in Childcare Employee Owned Small Businesses in New York

Brooklyn Stone and Tile, Brooklyn NY

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Location: New York Industry: Manufacturing Number of employees: 8 Became employee owned: 2018 Assistance and financing from: The Working World Brooklyn Stone and Tile is a converted 8 employee business with a pilot three worker-owner cooperative that sells and installs tiles and marble countertops in New York City. The owner chose to sell to employees […]

Brightly – New York City, NY

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Industry: Cleaning Location: New York City, New York Number of employees: 30 Became employee owned: 2018 Assistance: Center for Family Life Learn more https://brightly.coop/ https://www.upandgo.coop/ Fifty by Fifty – Brightly Cleaning: Lessons from the First U.S. Worker Cooperative Franchise (2020) ILO – Brightly® – Scaling up worker cooperatives through the franchise model (2019) Fast Company […]

A Child’s Place – Queens, NY

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A Child’s Place is a 50 worker daycare center in Queens, New York. The founders have pursued employee ownership to preserve the mission and legacy of their business while also fighting the rapid gentrification of their neighborhood. The business has several long-term employees who have watched a generation of students grow up,and are now taking […]

The Brooklyn Packers – Brooklyn, NY

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Location: Brooklyn, New York Industry: Food and Beverage Number of employees: 6 Became employee owned: 2016 Assistance: The Working World From the company The Brooklyn Packers (facebook) Brooklyn Packers: a Worker-Owned Cooperative (video, slides) Learn more Good Food Jobs – Inside a Worker-Owned Cooperative: Brooklyn Packers’ Alternative Economy (2020) Corbin Hill Food Project – Introducing the […]

Bed Stuy Fresh and Local – Brooklyn, NY

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This business has closed. Location: New York Industry: Grocery Number of employees: 4 Became employee owned: 2016 Assistance: The Working World Learn more The Working World – Bed Stuy Fresh & Local Next City – Brooklyn Grocery Proving Cooperative Business Works Capital Institute – Bed Stuy Fresh & Local DNAinfo – Learn How to Start Worker-Owned […]

Samamkaya Yoga Back Care and Scoliosis Collective – New York, NY

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Industry: Health Location: New York, New York Number of employees: 20 Became employee owned: 2015 From the company http://samamkayabackcare.com/ https://www.facebook.com/SamamkayaBackCare/ Learn more CEANYC – Samamkaya (2018) NYCNoWC – Successful Transfers Deborah Wolk – About   Employee Owned Small Businesses in Health Employee Owned Small Businesses in New York  

Trusty Amigos – Brooklyn, NY

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Industry: Pet Services Location: Brooklyn, New York Number of employees: 15 Became employee owned: 2014 Assistance: Center for Family Life From the company https://trustyamigos.coop/ Learn more Loomio – Bilingual Collaboration at Trusty Amigos Dog Walking Co-op (2016) LaborPress – ‘Trusty’ New Co-Op Debuts; City Council Urged To Back More (2014) Brooklyn Reporter – Trusty Amigos dog walking co-op […]