Let’s be honest: most of us in the United States love Labor Day because we get a day off work. (Ah, the irony.)
But we should also remember why we get the day off. Labor Day, observed on the first Monday of September, is meant to celebrate the contributions of the workforce to society, and to the economy.
1. Labor day was made a national holiday in 1894, but being a worker in the US has meant very different things at different time periods. Evolution of the Job by Sideskills shows a little bit about what it was like then and now.
2. Labor day is a day of appreciation: something we often forget to show towards those working the jobs mentioned in Thank-Less Jobs.