sam man

9 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Machinists 751 Hall “A” 9125 15th Pl. S. Seattle, WA 98108
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Through self-help, democracy, equity and solidarity, worker cooperative business models can provide for the retention and creation of good jobs.
Attend this important workshop and you will learn:
• The use of cooperatives as a succession planning tool for existing businesses
• The potential partnership role of institutions like hospitals, manufacturers and universities
• The role and benefit of union involvement

The content is tailored for small business owners, policymakers, union representatives and members, and others interested in worker cooperatives. The workshop fee of $15 includes a box lunch.
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GUEST SPEAKER: Roy Messing, Interim Director of the Ohio Employee Ownership Center. He has been responsible for the development of worker-owned cooperatives and involved in the Business Succession Planning Program. Roy came to the Center with a background as a community-based lender, having provided financial services to the cooperative member/owners of Farm Credit Services of West Michigan. He served as CFO for Montville Plastics and Rubber Company, and spent 23 years in finance/commercial banking. He holds an MBA from the University of Dayton.

For more info, contact the NW Cooperative Development Center: 360-943-4241 —