Today in Labor History: September 19
Between 400,000 and 500,000 unionists converge on Washington D.C., for a Solidarity Day march and rally protesting Republican policies – 1981
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Labor Humor: Best Man for the Job
A man applied for a job as the company’s chief labor relations executive, responsible for all aspects of dealing with the workers’ union. Together with several other applicants, he was given a sealed envelope and told to take it to the fourth floor. As soon as the man was alone, he stepped into an empty hallway and opened the envelope. Inside, a message read: “You’re our kind of person. Report to the fifth floor Personnel Office.”
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