Basket case: Saga of a supermarket
These are not workers demanding more money or higher benefits or union representation. They are not making a political statement or conducting an exercise in class warfare. These are blue collar employees picketing in support of an ousted CEO — because they love him.
The reason seems to be that Arthur T. Demoulas spent his career treating his employees with dignity and respect, like trusted colleagues. Under his leadership, everyone was encouraged to rise to their potential. They were compensated well and trusted with responsibility. Everyone was trained to work as a team.