Happy Labor Day!

history of labor day united states
Everyone loves a long weekend in late summer. But how did this holiday and treasured American tradition come into being?

According to the Department of Labor,

“Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.”

Read more about the history of Labor Day here.

Enjoy the holiday!

The Banks Team

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