For Alaskan hotel workers, instead of battling weather and wilderness, they have been locked in a lengthy campaign for decent wages.
For the first time in American history, Chávez and the UFW decided to use a boycott in a major labor dispute.
Forty-five years ago on this date, UFW Organizing Committee leader César Chávez called for a consumer boycott of lettuce.
The Act established that unions are not conspiracies under the law and freed them to legally strike, picket and boycott employers.
On October 15, 1914, President Woodrow Wilson signs the Clayton Antitrust Act establishing that unions are not "conspiracies" under the law.