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Longtime D.C. institution Politics & Prose became the first unionized bookstore in Washington after the union and owners announced Monday they reached an agreement to voluntarily recognize the union.How many employees does Politics&Prose Bookstore have?
Employees will join United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 400, after the store reached a card check agreement for 54 union-eligible employees. Politics & Prose Bookstore employs just over 100 workers at its three locations.How do I get to politics and prose?
Politics and Prose is on the right just past Fessenden. From Dulles Airport: Take the Dulles Toll Road to 495 towards Baltimore. Exit at Connecticut Avenue South. Drive about five miles south on Connecticut. Politics and Prose is just south of Nebraska on the left-hand side of the street.Is the unionization of independent bookstores on the rise?
The unionization is part of a national labor movement that’s been surging over the past two years, intensified by the coronavirus pandemic and labor market demands. Politics & Prose also joins a subset of the labor movement among independent bookstores, where unionizing has traditionally been rare.