Today in Labor History: October 10; Labor Humor

Today in Labor History: October 102013.10.07—history-striking-mexicans-pixley
Six days into a cotton field strike by 18,000 Mexican and Mexican-American workers in Pixley, Calif., four strikers are killed and six wounded; eight growers were indicted and charged with murder – 1933
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Labor Humor: Promotions
How can you tell which of two candidates for a promotion will always get the job?  It’ll always be the one who calls the CEO “Dad.”
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