Labor Day

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Labor Day is an annual federal holiday to celebrate American workers and the labor movement. The holiday falls on the first Monday in September creating a nice long weekend as the country enters the Fall season. Labor Day has been a holiday since 1894 according to Wikipedia entry.

Many retailers use the holiday to promote Labor Day deals.

Labor Day Explanation from TED-Ed

This video from TED-Ed Animations explains the importance of Labor Day and why it is celebrated by Americans and Canadians.