| BORDERS BOOKS UNION HISTORY AND INFORMATION |
Borders Books Union Drive Background
In November, 2004, two and a half years into an organizing campaign, employees of the Minneapolis Borders voted to approve a contract that they and UFCW 789 had been negotiating with Borders for nearly a year and a half. With the favorable vote, they joined the employees of the Ann Arbor store as the only two Borders stores currently under contract. Ann Arbor employees approved their first contract earlier in the year, after a two month strike. Previously...read more
How to Organize
The How to Organize section contains general information on organizing practices. There is no one 'right way' to organize and all techniques must be adapted to your unique situation...read more
Borders Workers Forum
Borders Union is the online home of Borders Books, Waldenbooks, and Books etc. employees in the US, Puerto Rico, the UK, Australia and Singapore. Here you'll find conversation with other workers and a history of the labor union movement at Borders, which has been ongoing since 1995.