Labor Day, What's The Reason of the Occasion? - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

9/1/03

Labor Day, What's The Reason of the Occasion?

For more than 100 years, the first Monday in September has been designated as Labor Day. It is a creation of the labor movement, and is a national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity and well-being of our country.

Ironically, the first Labor Day Holiday was celebrated Tuesday, September 5th in 1882.

The History of Labor Day
You might of had Labor Day off, but do you know why? Learn more about all the struggle and strife that had to happen in order to celebrate the American worker.
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