Labor Day is a very special day for each and every worker who have made contributions to the prosperity, strength and well being of the country. It marks a day set aside to tribute all working men and women for their efforts and contributions to the economy.
What is Labor Day?
Labor Day is an annual event held on the very first Monday of the month of September. It is a day off and an unofficial end of Summer in the modern countries. Canada also celebrates Labor Day on the same day as the USA celebrates.
In 2019, Labor Day will be celebrated on May 1
History of Labor Day
Co-founder of American Federation of Labor – Peter J. McGuire first proposed Labor Day back in May 1882. He is considered to be the real Father of Labor Day. The first Labour Day parade was held on September 5th, 1882 in New York. And in 1887 in America, Labor Day was finally established as an official holiday for all the workers. It was a tribute to the achievements & contributions of workers across the world.
In some countries, like China and European nations, May Day is celebrated in the same way as labor day with the holiday on the first day in May.
When is Labor Day?
Labour Day is the end of the cultural summer season and school and sports events start about this time. Many people take one or two weeks holidays as a break from their hectic schedule. Workers get crazy on Labor Day celebrations and most of them enjoy at a summer music festival or celebrate the Caribbean culture festival at West Indian American Day Carnival or cheer-hard at the US Open & also make their day memorable by visiting awesome New York beaches!
Workers also take part in Labor Day Parade organized by the New York City Labor Council. Labour Day weekend holidays have everything you could want including the best beaches, nice parks and cultural festivals to visit.
Apart from this, Labour Day is also an opportunity to make full use of sales and discounts by many retailers and shopkeepers. Labor Day is the last chance for all workers to get out, take a vacation and relax before the summer is gone.
Some of the Best restaurants open on Labor Day holidays are –
- Peaches HotHouse in NYC.
- Essex in NYC.
- Schiller’s Liquor Bar in NYC.
- Katz’s Delicatessen in NYC.
- Delectica on Madison.
Best food and drinks on this Labor Day Celebrations are –
- Chefs Club by Food & Wine.
- Black Tap: Craft Burgers & Beer.
- The Bonnie.
Best places to visit on Labor Day are –
- Virginia Beach
- New York City
- Las Vegas
- La Jolla, CA
- Mexico City
- St. Louis
Best Labor Day Quotes
He who works with his hands is a laborer.
Person who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman.
And who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.
Every job from the heart is, ultimately, of equal value. The nurse injects syringe – the writer slides the pen; the farmer plows the dirt – the comedian draws the laughter. Monetary income is the perfect deceiver of a man’s true worth.
No matter how much falls on us, we keep plowing ahead. That’s the only way to keep the roads clear.
My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it.
To wander is to be alive.
Man is so made that he can only find-relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another.
No wonder why prostitution is so rampant in China, I mused as I watched the four girls watch us: why stand on your feet all day for slave wages when you can get rich on your back.
I’ve always been amused by the contention that the brain work is much harder than a manual labor. I’ve never known a man to leave a desk for a muck-stick if he could avoid it.
In my opinion – the sun was made to light worthier toil than this.
She’d been in labor for nineteen hours; I completely understood why she wanted to pass the buck. ‘You are so beautiful,’ her husband crooned, holding up her shoulders.
Best Labour Day Messages
- “Happy Labor Day. You are a person who works daily who makes a great effort and so you deserve to have a big celebration”.
- “Labor day is nothing but a chance to be better. Happy Labor Day!”
- “We belong to the World, a world of pride. Have a great Labor Day!”
- Our life is full of dedication. And I hope this 1st May 2019 will add more strength to your life. Happy Labour Day!
- “Other might have forgotten, But never can I – Happy Labor Day.”
- “The end of labor is to gain-leisure. Wishing you a happy Labour Day!”.