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Labor Day!

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Labor Day is a celebration of 155 million people in the US workforce and is considered the unofficial end of summer.


When is Labor Day?

Labor Day in the US is on the first Monday in September, this year Labor Day will be on Monday, 3 September 2018.


When did Labor Day begin?

Labor Day was created by the labor movement in the late 19th century and became a federal holiday in 1894. The Labour Union movement advocated for eight hours of work, eight hours for recreation and eight hours for rest - so thanks to the Labour Union for weekends and evenings off!


How can I celebrate Labor Day?

Labor Day was created to celebrate the contributions that workers have amde across the country to the strength, prosperity and well-being of the United States of America. This last blast of the summer vacation season and federal holiday is celebrated with picnics, barbecues, road trips and sports events.


What other countries celebrate Labor Day??

Labor Day, or as it is also known as International Workers' Day, can also be known as May Day is celebrated by labourers and is promoted by the international labor movement. May Day is on May 1, which begun as an ancient European spring festival. Labour Day in Canada is celebrated on September 4, the same day as the US.


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