Really, though. It's one day for 8.5 hours. You'll get over it.
If you're working in a locked factory for 18 hours straight, or down in a non-ventilated coal mine. Yes, strike. Demand your rights.
But having to eat a Thanksgiving lunch instead of dinner? Missing the big football game? Come on, you'll live. By Saturday I'm sure whatever emotional scars you have from being forced to work on a holiday will be healed.
They want something, something reasonable, and they have the guts to put their jobs on the line to get it.
Haven't you ever stood up for yourself - you sound like a human doormat.