Every Year, the First Monday of September is celebrated as Labor Day in the United States of America. The day aims to honour the achievements of workers in their career fields. This day is a national holiday in the US. People celebrate this day, but thousands of people don’t know the history behind the celebration of Labor Day. Do you Know? If not, let us tell you When is Labor Day in USA? Why is Labor Day celebrated? History, Meaning, Significance, and Everything you need to know about this day.
When is Labor Day in USA?
As we have further told you, Labor Day falls on the first Monday of September month. This year, the first Monday of September is falling on 06 September. So, the United States of America will celebrate Labor Day on 6 September this year.
Why is Labor Day celebrated?
Labor Day is celebrated to pay tribute to the hard work, contribution and achievements of workers of the country. Read ahead to know the History of Labor Day in the USA.
History and Significance
The first Labor Day was observed about 137 years ago, in 1884. The day was started to celebrate to honour and recognize the American labour movement. The first recorded strike was observed in the year 1768, when journeymen tailors in New York, protested a wage reduction. The idea of the celebration of this day was of Peter J. McGuire, who was a carpenter and labour union leader. According to registered data, 30 people lost their lives also in the American labour movement. To know more about USA Labor Day timeline-wise, click here.
Labor Day 2021 Theme
The 2020 theme of International Labor Day was “Maintaining safety and security at the workplace”. The theme of Labor Day 2021 has not been announced yet.