Today in Labor History: May 21; Labor Humor

Today in Labor History: May 212015.05.18-history-sbc-strikers
Nearly 100,000 unionized SBC Communications Inc. workers begin a 4-day strike to protest the local phone giant’s latest contract offer – 2004
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2015.05.18-humor-electricianLabor Humor: Dis-Organized
Non-union electrician: “I’ve worked for this company for eight years, and I’ve been doing the work of three people. I want a raise!”
+++Contractor: “I can’t give you a raise. But tell me who the other two people are. I’m firing them.”
—From Workplace Jokes: Only SOME of Them Will Get You Fired!