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Here’s a running list of bookstores that have unionized.

Corinne Segal

May 18, 2021, 1:38pm

This past year has brought a groundswell of labor activism—including in bookselling, where a number of stores have voted in favor of unionizing as a way of securing fair wages and treatment for workers. Below is an ongoing list of bookstores whose employees have voted to unionize (which may include some bookstores whose unions have not yet been recognized by management.) If you have any additions, please email them to us.

Berkeley, CA
Moe’s Books

Los Angeles, CA
Skylight Books

San Francisco, CA
Green Apple Books

Santa Cruz, CA
Bookshop Santa Cruz

New York, NY
The Strand
McNally Jackson
Book Culture

Portland, OR
Powell’s Books

Austin, TX
BookPeople

Seattle, WA
Elliott Bay Book Company

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