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Labor Day in the United States
Quick FactsLabor Day is a federal holiday in the United States. It gives workers a day of rest and it celebrates their contribution to the American economy.
Monday, September 1, 2013
Labor Day is annually held on the first Monday of September. It was originally organized to celebrate various labor associations' strengths of and contributions to the United States economy. It is largely a day of rest in modern times. Many people mark Labor Day as the end of the summer season and a last chance to make trips or hold outdoor events.