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					Labor Day in the USA




   Honoring all Workers
  Labor Day in the USA
The first Labor Day
       was on
  September 5th,
        1882.

The first Labor Day
  was only in New
      York City.
Labor Day in the USA
           In 1884, the first
               Monday in
            September was
             chosen as the
                holiday.

           Labor Day was
            started by the
            Central Labor
                Union.
 Labor Day in the USA
 Many cities
decided to have
Labor Day too.

They made laws
   making the
    holiday.
Labor Day in the USA
          Oregon was the first
            state to pass laws
                making the
                 holiday.

           Soon other states
             had the holiday
                   too.
Labor Day in the USA
Finally, Congress mad a law making
    Labor Day a Federal holiday.
  Labor Day in the USA
Why did people start
     Labor day?

Unions started Labor
     Day to bring
 attention to the bad
  working and living
 conditions of many
        people.
Labor Day in the USA
          It was decided that
             there should be a
                  parade.

           The parade was to
            show the strength
             of the unions of
               all workers.
 Labor Day in the USA




After the parade there would be a picnic
 and games so everyone could have fun.
 Labor Day in the USA
Today we still have
    a parade and
  picnics and play
       games.
Labor Day in the USA
           Everybody enjoys
             the day off and
                relaxing.
Labor Day in the USA
  No matter what you like to do
      we hope you have a

				
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