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Labor Day USA 2019

Monday, September 2, 2019

Labor Day is a federal holiday in the United States which falls on the first Monday in September.

It was officially established in 1894 by U.S. President Grover Cleveland.

Labor Day celebrates the American labor movement, its economic and social achievements.

The holiday was first proposed by representatives of the Central Labor Union (CLU), the Knights of Labor, and the American Federation of Labor in 1882.

Oregon was the first state to celebrate it officially in 1887.

By the time Grover Cleveland made Labor Day a federal holiday, 30 states officially celebrated it.

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