Labor Day in the United States is a holiday celebrated on the first Monday of September. Honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws and welfare of the country. It is Monday of the long weekend known as the Labor Day weekend and is considered the unofficial end of summer in the United States. It is recognized as a federal holiday.
The date was chosen by a pan-national organization of socialist and communist political parties to commemorate the Hay market case, which took place in Chicago on May 4, 1886. The Sixth Conference of the Second International of 1904 called for “all the organizations of the Social Democratic Party and the unions of all the countries to strongly demonstrate May Day for the legal establishment of the 8-hour day, for the class demands of the proletariat, and for universal peace. ”
The first of May is a national holiday in many countries of the world, in most cases as “Labor Day”, “International Workers’ Day” or a similar name, although some countries celebrate a Labor Day on other dates important to them, such as the United States, which celebrates Labor Day on the first Monday in September
May 1 is a national holiday in many European countries, including (though not exclusively): Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden. It is also celebrated in countries of Central America, such as CostaRica and Panama, and in some parts of the Caribbean, including Cuba. It is also a national holiday in Mexico. In South America, it is observed in countries such as Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. May 1 is also a national holiday in the Russian Federation and Asian countries such as China, Thailand and Vietnam.
The Labor Day, or Labor Day, is celebrated in the United States and in countries such as Australia and Canada at different times of the year