Labour Day is celebrated as a federal holiday in the United States. The United States celebrates Labour Day on the first Monday of September every year. 2023 Labour Day is observed on the 4th of September 2023.
The day is a tribute to the American workers or laborers. Another reason is that this time marks the end of summer and the beginning of winter. This day is celebrated as a celebration of endings and beginnings.
This day is a holiday in schools as well as summer vacation. Labour Day celebration for students signifies the beginning of the new school year.
Labour Day is officially celebrated in the United States. This year too has been officially celebrated in the same way. The day is celebrated with street parades, fireworks, and barbecues. As the day is celebrated as Labour Day, everything from banks to stock markets was closed in the USA today. There were facilities through ATMs and online transactions. Many people celebrate today by having a picnic, having a holiday at home, or having a barbecue.
The history of the United States shows that the first Labour Day was celebrated on September 5, 1882. President Grover Cleveland declared the first Monday in September as a national holiday and Labour Day on 28 June 1894.
Some of the significances of Labour Day are:
- To respect and honor the workers who play an important role in the development and prosperity of the nation.
- Creating awareness among people about labor laws.
Celebrating social and economic benefits.