Today in Labor History: June 18
Union and civil rights leader A. Philip Randolph and others meet with President Roosevelt about a proposed July 1 March on Washington to protest discrimination in war industries. A week later, Roosevelt orders that the industries desegregate – 1941
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Labor Humor: The Catch
The office workers were thrilled when they found a table full of Cinnabons waiting when they came to work on Employee Appreciation Day. Then they noticed the sign: “Enjoy! But please note that any employee eating these will be marked as having a pre-existing condition and thus becomes ineligible for the health insurance plan.”
—From Workplace Jokes: Only SOME of Them Will Get You Fired!