Facts about Intrenational Labour Day
Labour Day is celebrated all over the world to observe a day for workers. It is equally important to have a day to celebrate the workforce and enjoy the day off. Here are a few facts about the day you would want to know.
- The principal observed US Labor Day was on Tuesday, September 5, 1882, in New York City, arranged by the Central Labor Union.
- 10,000 workers walked from City Hall right to 42nd Street and afterward met with their families in Wendel's Elm Park for an outing, show, and talks.
- Oregon was the first state to celebrate Labor Day as a legal holiday in 1887.
- Unfair treatment of labor class is the reason to celebrate labors day all over.
- The first Labour day or May Day was celebrated in the year 1923. It was the Labor Kisan Party who had composed the May Day festivities in Chennai (at that point Madras). One of these was sorted out at Triplicane Beach and the other one was orchestrated at the shoreline inverse Madras High Court.
- The eight-hour day work development supported eight hours for work, eight hours for diversion, and eight hours for rest.
- Americans used to work for 12-hour days seven days a week during the 19th century!
- There is still a Labor Day parade in New York City, which takes place throughout the 20 blocks north of the 1882 labor march.
- Labour day is celebrated on other dates in the united states and other countries.
- The theme of Labour Day 2019 is "Uniting Workers for Social and Economic Advancement".
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