Tuesday, October 13, 2015

labour day when is labour day

when is labour day celebrated
Labour Day also known as May Day or International Workers' Day celebrated every year on 1st May. This day is a national holiday in more than 80 countries but the date varies across countries.and also celebrated unofficially in many other countries.
May Day is celebrated to pay tribute to the contributions, workers have made to make the world strong and prosper. This day is dedicated to the workers for their economic and social achievements.when is labor day us 
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Labour Day/Labor Day in the United States is an annual holiday to celebrate the achievements of workers. Labour Day has its origins in the labour union movement, specifically the eight-hour day movement, which advocated eight hours for work, eight hours for recreation, and eight hours for rest. For many countries, Labour Day is synonymous with, or linked with, International Workers' Day, which occurs on 1 May. For other countries, Labour Day is celebrated on a different date, often one with special significance for the labour movement in that country. In Canada and the United States, it is celebrated on the first Monday of September and considered the official end of the summer holiday for most of the respective countries, as public school and university students return to school around that day.when is labour day in india
Mon May 04, 2015 May Day
In India, the first Labour Day, or May Day, was celebrated in 1923 in Chennai.
Labour Day also known as May Day or International Workers' Day celebrated every year on 1st May. This day is a national holiday in more than 80 countries and also celebrated unofficially in many other countries.

May Day originates from the United States labor union movement in the late 19th Century, particularly the eight-hour day movement, which advocated eight hours for work per day. In Late nineteenth century the working conditions were severe and unsafe. Working people had to work 12-16 hours per day. In 1884 the FOLTU (Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions) which later became the American Federation of Labor passed a resolution that "eight hours shall constitute a legal day's labor from and after 1st May, 1886". By 1886 around 250,000 workers were involved in the eight-hour Day movement. On 1st May, 1886 several labour unions across the US went on strike, demanding a standard eight hours of workday. On 4th May there was bloodshed in Chicago's Haymarket, a bomb was thrown by a revolutionist led to the deaths of a dozen of people and the injury of over 100 people. Five years later this day is recognized as a holiday by a socialist organization.Labor day worldwide 
May Day, or Labor Day, is a public holiday in many countries worldwide. It usually occurs around May 1, but the date varies across countries. It is associated the start of spring as well as the celebration of workers.
Canada's Labour Day is also celebrated on the first Monday of September. More than 80 countries celebrate International Workers' Day on May 1 the ancient European holiday of May Day and several countries have chosen their own dates for Labour Day.
Labor day History:
Beginning in the late 19th century, as the trade union and labor movements grew, a variety of days were chosen by trade unionists as a day to celebrate labor. In the United States and Canada, a September holiday, called Labor or Labour Day, was first proposed in the 1880s. In 1882, Matthew Maguire, a machinist, first proposed a Labor Day holiday while serving as secretary of the Central Labor Union (CLU) of New York.Others argue that it was first proposed by Peter J. McGuire of theAmerican Federation of Labor in May 1882,after witnessing the annual labour festival held in Toronto, Canada. In 1887,Oregon was the first state of the United States to make it an official public holiday. By the time it became an official federal holiday in 1894, thirty U.S. states officially celebrated Labor Day.Thus by 1887 in North America, Labor Day was an established, official holiday.

Labour day celebration
May 1 is a national holiday many European countries including (but not exclusive to): Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden. It is also celebrated in countries in Central America, such as Costa Rica and Panama, and in some parts of the Caribbean, including Cuba. It is also a national holiday in Mexico. In South America, it is observed in countries such as: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela. May 1 is also a national holiday in the Russian Federation and Asian countries such as China, Thailand, and Vietnam.

The Labor Day holiday, or Labour Day, is celebrated in the United States and countries such asAustralia and Canada at different times of the year.

International Labour Day Theme
International Labour Day themes are planned by the members of the International labour day. Some of the themes are mentioned below:
The theme of International Labour Day of 2013 was “Let’s value work by providing the jobless with start-up capital support“.
The theme of International Labour Day of 2012 was “Promote Employment by Supporting Prospective Entrepreneurs”.

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