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Happy Labor Day!

International Workers’ Day, or commonly known as Labor Day or Workers’ Day or May Day, is celebrated on 1 May. It is a celebration of laborer and working classes, and is promoted by international labor movements. 309 more words


Haymarket Square Timeline

Important Dates:

May 1, 1886: Industrial workers across the U.S. go on strike, demanding an 8-hour workday.


May 3, 1886: During a strike at McCormick Reaper Works in Chicago, demonstrators clash with police, and several of the strikers are wounded or killed. 176 more words

International Workers' Day

Why Labor Day?

Despite what I heard yesterday on the radio, Labor Day isn’t the official end of summer (unofficial maybe) nor is a get drunk and blow things up day.   596 more words