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First United States Labor Day Parade, September 5, 1882, in New York City. Labor Day in the USA is a public holiday celebrated on the 1st Monday in September. It honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of their country. Labor Day was promoted by the Central Labor Union and the Knights of Labor, who organized the first parade in New York City.

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Labor Day is celebrated on May 1st in most countries in honor of a 1800's Chicago labor riot but the U.S. opted for the September date to forget about it. (en.m.wikipedia.org)

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