For Alaskan hotel workers, instead of battling weather and wilderness, they have been locked in a lengthy campaign for decent wages.
A tentative contract features gradual elimination of the system that the Detroit 3 automakers instituted after hitting the financial rocks during the Great Recession.
Fifty years ago, the great grape strike started in Delano, when Filipino pickers walked out of the fields on September 8, 1965.
"We are the ones who pay for the government of this state and country with the labor of our hands."
Smisek and his overpaid boardroom buddies nationwide have swindled American workers and communities.
The Amalgamated Bank of Chicago will use $35 million it gained from sale of its old headquarters to expand its services and products for workers.
Walmart suddenly closed five stores giving its employees only a few hours notice and laying off an estimated 2,200 workers.
With the GOP-dominated state legislature convening Sept. 16 for a "veto override" session, unionists are going door-to-door to campaign for "No Override on RTW/HB116".
The five-member board, which rules on most labor-management relations and disputes, has reached full strength.
The workers hailed the judges' decision, saying it would bring them out of the low-paying shadows many now toil in.