What the heck are we celebrating on Labor Day?


by Allen West

It’s the first Monday in September and for some it signifies the end of summer, start of school, and the last time to hit the community swimming pool and BBQ.

However, the day we celebrate today, Labor Day, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers.

The first Labor Day holiday was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882, in New York City, in accordance with the plans of the Central Labor Union.

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