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Vacation: Germany and the US are parallel universes

lonewolf was on vacation these past few weeks, touring the amazing New York City and then relaxing in Sarasota, Florida. It was terrific and I feel completely reinvigorated.  525 more words


Taking Care of Business

Labor Day is a day when most American workers have a day off and spend it being thankful that we have a job, if we have one. 629 more words

Overworked and underworked in the USA

A Gallup poll shows that half of all American full-time workers put in more than 40 hours a week, which once was considered the standard work week. 211 more words


Happy Labor Day

Happy Labor Day from Laketown Chocolates.

Labor Day is broadly thought to be the official “end of summer” as most schools, universities and colleges resume the school year following Labor Day holiday. 416 more words

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Happy Labor Day New York

According to the U.S. Department of Labor “Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. 27 more words

A Day In The City

Labor Day stems from deadly labor strike, but few Americans know the history

A labor movement in Chicago in 1894 left 30 Pullman workers dead, and later spurred Congress and President Grover Cleveland to pass a bill creating Labor Day. 1,275 more words


Taking Time Off Work Adds Years To Your Life

Children are heading back to school and summer’s final hurrah in the U.S., Labor Day, is once again upon us. With that in mind, my question for you is: did you take time off this summer? 502 more words

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