Today in Labor History: March 19
In an effort to block massive layoffs and end a strike, New York City moves to condemn and seize Fifth Avenue Coach, the largest privately owned bus company in the world – 1962
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Labor Humor: Listen Carefully
A young woman was looking for work and found herself at Megacorp’s human resources office. She completed a written test, and then found herself face-to-face with an interviewer.
The interviewer said, “You choose: answer either ten easy questions or one very difficult one.”
The young woman thought for a while and said, “I choose one very difficult question.”
“Well, good luck, you have made your choice,” said the man. “Tell me, what comes first, day or night?”
The young woman waited for a while and said, “It’s the day, sir.”
“How?” the interviewer demanded triumphantly.
“Sorry, sir, but you said you would ask only one difficult question.”
She got the job.
—From Workplace Jokes: Only SOME of Them Will Get You Fired!