Today in Labor History: March 13; Labor Humor

Today in Labor History: March 132014.03.10—history-rat
The term “rat,” referring to a worker who betrays fellow workers, first appears in print in the New York Daily Sentinel. The newspaper was quoting a typesetter while reporting on replacement workers who had agreed to work for two-thirds of the going rate – 1830
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2014.03.10—humor-ufoThings That Make You Go “Huh!”
Q: What do generous employers and UFOs have in common?
A: You hear about them, but never see one.
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