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What Does Labor Day Celebrate?

What's So Laborious About Labor Day?

Labor Day is a United States federal holiday that was developed in the 19th century to acknowledge the social and economic achievements of working Americans. According to the US Department of Labor, the holiday "constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country."

There's nothing not to love about holidays that cause our employers to lock the office doors. Hopefully all of you hard-working girls are spending the day with your feet up and not catching up on work during your day off. Are you taking time for yourself today or will you be attending to some work issues?

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Gdeeaz Gdeeaz 5 years
I have the day off and am using it to get a head start on some of my homework.
thelorax thelorax 8 years
I had Labor Day off work, and I spent it laboring at home on energy-efficient improvements.
sundrops sundrops 8 years
We hit the pool and had a bbq with friends. All but one of us work jobs that had off today.
acf222 acf222 8 years
My company is closed for Labor Day, but I, unfortunately, have busy work to catch up on today.
shepptacular shepptacular 8 years
I went into work for a couple of hours..my boss was there which almost made me feel like I should have stayed the whole day...ALMOST!
chatondeneige chatondeneige 8 years
I work at 3. I might shop a little... JUST A LITTLE, I swear.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
luckily i don't have to work today - that's always a great thing for me - but i don't think that i'm going to go to any labor related events. (i.e. parade etc). i understand the importance of all that - but for me - i'm going to lay low
uptown_girl uptown_girl 8 years
I'm off work. YAY! But unfortunately my bf has to work. We both work in television, but different spectrums. My job gets off holidays, his doesn't! I'm just gonna clean up a little and then go shoe shopping! I need new running shoes!
ffemt1201 ffemt1201 8 years
yeah...I'm also at work; I work on an ambulance. Unfortunately, people still get hurt on the holidays...LOL
LoveSarah LoveSarah 8 years
I'm working right now. I mean, I work in hospitality, so I work every holiday, but it is annoying that my boss gets today off.
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