Today in Labor History: September 17; Labor Humor

Today in Labor History: September 17
At a New York convention of the National Labor Congress, Susan B. Anthony calls for the formation of a Working Women’s Association. As a delegate to the Congress, she persuaded the committee on female labor to call for votes for women and equal pay for equal work. But male delegates deleted the reference to the vote – 1868

Labor Humor: A Question for Our Times 
Why is a pigeon better off than a farmer? A pigeon can still make a small deposit on a tractor.
—From Workplace Jokes: Only SOME of Them Will Get You Fired!