Labor Day

public holiday in the United States

Labor Day is a holiday in the United States and Canada on the first Monday of September. [1]This holiday honors workers. It is similar to the May Day holiday in other countries. Many businesses close on Labor Day. Many students start school the day after Labor Day.


In some countries, it is known as International Workers' Day. It is celebrated every year on May 1 in almost 80 countries in the world. The day is celebrated on a different day, such as the first Monday of September in the United States.


  1. "History of Labor Day | U.S. Department of Labor". Retrieved 2020-04-30.