Labor Day

Labor Day first came on the scene in 1882 in the little town of New York City, when the unions declared a one-day strike to bring workers together for a common goal. Namely, not working seventy hours a week. Or even every day of the week. There were no water coolers and no time for organizing, but they made time to rally for their ideals. And they won, eventually giving us our luxurious eight hour work day and a slimmer business week. Labor Day isn’t a day to shop until you drop. It’s a time to celebrate all of our workers and organize for their rights. And maybe throw a barbecue every now and then. After all, it’s what the OG Laborers did on the first Labor Day. So, make your extra day count. Celebrate responsibly.

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