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Labor Day :

Labor Day is observed every year on the final Monday of September to celebrate the social and economic contribution of workers . Labor day is mostly a day of rest. Some trade unions organise get togethers and speech to mark the event. Labor day is also seen to mark the end of summer season.

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Labor Day History :

Labor Day has its origins in the Haymarket Massacre in Chicago. There was a rally in support of workers striking for eight hour day in Haymarket Square. Police acted to disperse the crowd and a bomb was hurled against them. In the ensuing gunfire 7 policemen and 4 civilians where killed. In the legal proceedings that followed 7 persons where sentenced to death and 1 to life in prison. Central Labor Union promoted the idea of Labor Day to celebrate the contributions of workers.


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