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Labor Day – a celebration of workers achievements

Sep 02, 2019

Labor Day, which is the first Monday in September each year, is a public holiday in the US. It was created by the labor movement to recognise the social and economic achievements of American workers. The annual national tribute is to recognise the contribution workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of the United States of America.

Labor Day- Did you know?

  • The first Labor Day holiday was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882 in New York City
  • Canada also celebrates Labour Day today and like in the USA, the date is always celebrated on the first Monday of September.
  • In June 1894, President Grover Cleveland signed a law making the first Monday in September of each year a national holiday for the USA
  • Most other countries celebrate International Workers' Day, or “May Day,” instead of Labor Day. The recognition is the same, but is celebrated on May 1st around the globe
  • The day signifies the “unofficial end of summer” and often marks the beginning of many fall/autumnal sports beginning

LotusWorks is working in North America for over 20 years and LotusWorks teams are currently working in 12 states, on 20 client facilities. There are 155 LotusWorks employees in the US.

We wish them, their families and friends a wonderful Labor Day and thank them for their excellent work ethic and commitment. We extend good wishes to our clients and their families also and hope all really enjoy the day.

The LotusWorks teams offer technical expertise to multinational manufacturers in the Engineering & Construction, Pharmaceutical and Semiconductor industry sectors in the USA.

 

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