Labor Day 2015

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


  1. I think Americans would improve our country if they thought about the origin of why there is a Labor Day than using it as another "day off"

  2. Adam makes a good point. At the same time there are usually parades and celebrations that include tributes to working people. If there is a parade there is usually a speech that should include a history of workers and their trials and victories. Then get out the boat or invite the neighbors for a barbecue. Besides remembering we must take advantage of the opportunity to relax on the day honoring the worker.

  3. Have a great weekend, however you celebrate.

    Cheers and boogie boogie.

  4. It is the same here in Canada. The first Monday in September is labour day. Enjoy!

  5. I hope your Labor Day was happy, John.
    Our's was very nice and our granddaughter almost made it a true "labor day" by being in labor. She still is but our little great granddaughter doesn't seem to be quite ready...yet :)

  6. Hope your day was special and relaxing! Like your blog! Hugs...Ro


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