Employee Ownership:

The Story of A Yard & A Half Landscaping Cooperative

The Timeline

Eileen Michaels founded A Yard & A Half Landscaping Company in Waltham, MA
Eileen transitioned the company to a Worker Cooperative, transferring ownership to the workers

The "Why"

The "How"

Within 5 years of the transition, annual revenue increased $1.2 million.

The Pittsburgh Citywide Task Force on Employee Ownership

A partnership between Pittsburgh City Council, the Mayor’s Office, Chatham University, and the nonprofit PaCEO

The PaCEO exists solely to teach people about employee ownership

Pennsylvania Center for Employee Ownership