The History of Labor Day

Labor Day: How it Came About and What it Means

Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.

Labor-Day-2013

Source: United Stated Department of Labor Relations (http://www.dol.gov/laborday/history.htm)

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