When was the first Labor Day?

When did it become a national holiday?

Who “invented” it?

Take a light-hearted look back at the origins of Labor Day, a holiday where we can kick our feet up, enjoy a burger or beer, and celebrate our own hard-working awesomeness.

A Brief History of Labor Day:

How will you be celebrating Labor Day? Are you still working, or do you get the day off? Is it a day you spend with family, or do you attend a work picnic?
Tell us in the comments below, and Happy Labor Day!
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Jonathan Michael
Jonathan Michael

Jonathan is the Engagement Marketing Manager for Palo Alto Software, and has spent the last 9 years developing and implementing digital marketing strategies. During that time, he has learned that empathy and authenticity are strengths by which companies can effectively engage with individuals at every point throughout the customer journey.