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03/09/1894 The first Labour Day in the U.S.

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History of the Holidays: Labor Day | History

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The History behind Labor Day

Labor Day in the US is a public holiday celebrated on the 1st Monday in September. It honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws and well-being of the country. It is the Monday of the long weekend known as Labor Day Weekend and it is considered the unofficial end of summer in the US.
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