Today in Labor History: April 9
IWW organizes the 1,700-member crew of the Leviathan, then the world’s largest vessel – 1930
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Labor Humor: The Mechanical Genius
The secretary was leaving the office when she saw the CEO standing behind the shredder with a piece of paper in his hand. “Listen,” said the CEO. “This is a very important document. Can you make this thing work?” The secretary turned the machine on and pressed the start button. “Great,” said the CEO, feeding the sheet into the machine. “I just need one copy.”
—From Workplace Jokes: Only SOME of Them Will Get You Fired!