Wednesday, July 25, 2018

The Next Holiday is Labor Day

Monday September 28, 2018 is Labor Day in the United States

Labor day is held on the First Monday of September every year. It was originally organized to celebrate the union's which has millions of workers on their rolls. Labor Day represents our economic strength and the power of the American worker that backs the power of our economy. Of course their should be a holiday to celebrate American workers and Labor Day is that day. If you plan on throwing a Labor Day party, here's what you need to know about Labor Day so you can plan for the perfect party.

Celebrating a Day Off of Work

The federal government recognizes the first Monday of September as Labor Day; a federal holiday. Many people plan end of summer trips around the extra day workers receive to enjoy their personal time. Many celebrations of Labor Day include celebrating the United States. Some parties use fireworks as a way to celebrate. No matter how you choose to celebrate Labor Day, you can be sure that most of the country is celebrating along with you.

The First Day Off for Labor Day

The first Labor Day celebration was held in 1182. At that time, the Central Labor Union wanted to create a federal holiday celebrating the American worker. Parades were scheduled and held in various cities around the country, The reason for the September date of Labor Day was mainly imposed to break up the long period of time between Memorial Day and Halloween. Labor Day was the perfect cause and September was the perfect month.

May Day is Labor Day Around the World

Many countries celebrate May Day as their Labor Day. Even Hawaii has, Lei Day, to celebrate the island's culture. All the world's workers who put in an effort to produce the products and services we all require requires a committed workforce to handle the demand of a hungry global economy. Luckily for American workers, the government stepped in to give us the next great holiday on our list of holidays, Labor Day.

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