Presidential candidates have helped resolve two labor disputes by refusing to cross picket lines. Imagine if employers always felt this kind of heat.
"Roy A. McCombs tragically lost his life today on a picket line standing up for a better life for himself and his coworkers," the union said.
As the autoworkers' strike grinds through its third week, workers say they'll stay on the picket lines for as long as it takes.
"The generation before us went to bat for us. ... We have an obligation to those who are coming up."
Workers in Hawaii reached a deal on a new contract, leaving only California workers still on the picket lines.