Labor Day

Labor Day in the United States is a holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It is a celebration of the American labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions 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. After the Haymarket Massacre, which occurred in Chicago on May 4, 1886, U.S. President Grover Cleveland feared that commemorating Labor Day on May 1 could become an opportunity to commemorate the affair.
Posts about Labor Day
  • New Laws in Texas for 2017

    … 441] House Bill 441, which has already gone into effect, simply states that a school district may not provide student instruction on Memorial Day.  Limited Liability of First Responders [HB 590] House Bill 590, which will take effect on September 1st, 2017, will shield first responders who provide roadside assistance in good faith from liability…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 26 readers -
  • What You Need to Know About “No Refusal” This Labor Day

    … This Labor Day is a no refusal weekend. Labor Day is a high-profile holiday—along with New Year’s Eve, St. Patrick’s Day, July 4th, and Memorial Day— because many people travel to attend parties and events with family and friends that include alcoholic beverages on these days. Dozens of drivers are typically arrested for drunk driving on a high…

    The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 16 readers -
  • Philadelphia Car Accident Statistics

    … on Fridays, and the highest number of fatal crashes occurred on Sundays. The highest number of total crashes were reported over the Thanksgiving, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day Holidays, with the Christmas Holiday following shortly behind. Common Causes of Car Accidents While car accidents originate from a variety of sources, some…

    Gabriel Levin/ 16 readers -
  • Beware of Accidents Over Labor Day Weekend

    … and groups of friends take off to spend the weekend on lakes and rivers. Boats, jet skis, tubes, and other water sports equipment are fun and relaxing yet they always bring the risk of injuries. Spend the day on the water often involves drinking and music and other forms of entertainment, which can make it easy to become distracted and ignore safety…

    Gabriel Levin/ 9 readers -
  • Is Summer the Deadliest Time for Road Travel?

    … Once school’s out and the sunshine hits town, it becomes prime time for vacations to start. The few months from Memorial Day through Labor Day marks the busiest season for road travel in America. Historically, this holiday stretch is also known to produce the deadliest days of the year across highways and local streets, with millions of Illinois…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 25 readers -
  • Labor Day Weekend at the Shrimp and Petroleum Festival

    … The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess 1340 W. Tunnel Blvd. Ste. 223 Houma, LA 70360 Labor Day Weekend at the Shrimp and Petroleum Festival September 04, 2015 clayburgess Clay Burgess Houma Attorney. Houma Personal Injury Attorney. Houma Louisiana Lawyer. L. Clayton Burgess, A Professional Law Corporation, specializes in handling personal…

    Houma Personal Injury Attorney- 26 readers -
  • Labor Day Market featuring “The Flip-Flop Man

    …Labor Day Market featuring “The Flip-Flop Man.” Inglewood Harvest Barn Market 6233 Old Baton Rouge Hwy, Alexandria, LA United States 8:00AM – 12:00PM Our vendors work tirelessly, year round, to bring Cenla this best in local food. Celebrate their hard work by coming out to market Saturday and supporting their cause. Also, look out for all…

    Alexandria Personal Injury Attorney- 16 readers -
  • 2015 Cane River Zydeco Festival and Poker Run

    … and beverage vendors both days and admission is free on Friday and $7 Saturday. Don’t miss this unique festival and celebrate Labor Day weekend in Natchitoches on the Riverbank. For Ticket and Event Info contact: Melvin Homes at 318.354.0899, Harman Winters at 318.471.6899 or Ricky Jones at 318.652.1500 The post 2015 Cane River Zydeco Festival and Poker Run appeared first on Shreveport Personal Injury Attorney | The Law Offices of L. Clayton Bugress. …

    Shreveport Personal Injury Attorney- 30 readers -
  • Summer Road Trips May Increase Accident Risks

    … two-thirds of adults in the United States plan to take a road trip between Memorial Day and Labor Day.1 The summer season with warm temperatures and sunny days suggests that the summer season has the ideal conditions for safe travels. Summer drivers do not have to battle with winter storms and icy roads or spring showers and floods, but the season…

    Bruning Legal- 11 readers -
  • Summer Holidays Come With Increased Road Risks

    …, Independence Day, and Labor Day. Teen driving brings extra risks during summer months The presence of extra passengers and an increased number of drivers traveling unfamiliar routes pulling boats or campers creates additional risks during the summer holidays. One of the greatest reasons road risks and car accidents increase during the summer…

    Bruning Legal- 17 readers -
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