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Labor Day - Wikipedia
29 May 2023 at 10:14pm
Labor Day is a federal holiday in the United States celebrated on the first Monday in September to honor and recognize the American labor movement and the works and contributions of laborers to the development and achievements of the United States. The three-day weekend it falls on is called Labor Day Weekend.

Labor Day 2022: Why do we celebrate? : NPR
29 May 2023 at 10:26am
The very first Labor Day in the country was celebrated in 1882, and it became an official federal holiday in 1894. The holiday falls on the first Monday of September ? Sept. 5 this year. The day ...

Labor Day | Definition, History, & Facts | Britannica
30 May 2023 at 2:35pm
Labor Day, in the United States and Canada, holiday (first Monday in September) honouring workers and recognizing their contributions to society. In many other countries May Day serves a similar purpose.

What is Labor Day and why do we celebrate it? | CNN
30 May 2023 at 4:58pm
Around the world, most countries honor workers with a holiday called May Day, celebrated on May 1, which also has its origins in the late 19th century and the fight for the eight-hour work day ...

Labor Day 2023: Facts, Meaning & Founding - HISTORY
30 May 2023 at 1:16pm
Labor Day is in good company; other holidays that always fall on Mondays include: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day George Washington?s Birthday (or ? President?s Day ?) Memorial Day Columbus Day

History of Labor Day | U.S. Department of Labor
30 May 2023 at 7:11am
Observed the first Monday in September, Labor Day is an annual celebration of the social and economic achievements of American workers. The holiday is rooted in the late nineteenth century, when labor activists pushed for a federal holiday to recognize the many contributions workers have made to America?s strength, prosperity, and well-being.

May Day | History, Meaning, Traditions, & Facts | Britannica
29 May 2023 at 7:08pm
Five years later, U.S. Pres. Grover Cleveland, uneasy with the socialist origins of Workers? Day, signed legislation to make Labor Day?already held in some states on the first Monday of September?the official U.S. holiday in honour of workers. Canada followed suit not long afterward. May Day

12 Labor Day Facts - Labor Day Trivia, Fun Facts and History
30 May 2023 at 7:11am
Labor Day, which always falls on the first Monday in September (FYI, Sept. 5 this year), makes for a three-day weekend packed with backyard barbecues, baseball games and end-of-the-season beach trips.

Labour Day - Wikipedia
29 May 2023 at 4:06am
For most countries, "Labour Day" is synonymous with, or linked with, International Workers' Day, which occurs on 1 May. Some countries vary the actual date of their celebrations so that the holiday occurs on a Monday close to 1 May. Some countries have a holiday at or around this date, but it is not a 'Labour Day' celebration. Other dates [ edit]

Labor Day 2021: What?s open, what?s closed - CNN
30 May 2023 at 3:58am
New York CNN Business ?. The Labor Day holiday bookmarks the end of summer and the beginning of fall, but above all, it celebrates working Americans and the US labor movement.

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