Labor Day

Labor Day Origins

Don’t forget Did you know that Labor Day dates back to 1882? The holiday is attributed to the 19th century organized labor movement and grew from city and state celebrations to a federal holiday in a short span of 12 years. New York City is credited as the birthplace of the Labor Day holiday. In September 1882, New York City labor unions held a parade as a sign of unity for all unions and to celebrate their members. More than 20,000 people