Today in Labor History: February 20; Labor Humor

Today in Labor History: February 202014.02.17—history-nycityhall-protest
Thousands of women march to New York’s City Hall demanding relief from exorbitant wartime food prices. Inflation had wiped out any wage gains made by workers, leading to a high level of working class protest during World War I – 1917
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Labor Humor: Terms of Respect
Three ladies were bragging about their sons to one another.  The first said, “My son is a priest; parishioners call him Father.”  The second said, “My son is a judge; lawyers call him Your Honor.”  The third lady said, “My son is a union representative.  When he walks into a room, CEO’s say “Oh dear Lord.”
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