According to this daily story, about 60 people picketed the Liberty Street Borders yesterday in support of the workers there who have been struggling to form a union after voting to unionize by 92% last December.

… “(Borders Readers United) is a coalition of community groups that have come together to support Borders employees,” member and Rackham student Matt Ides said.

Complaints voiced by protesters ranged from insufficient wages to excessive demands placed on employees due to understaffing. They said the contract Borders has offered them would make them worse off than they are now.

Borders management could not be reached by phone last night to comment. In the past, managers have said they encourage communication with employees and do not feel unionization is necessary. …”

Author: Rob