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US Celebrates Labor Day

US Celebrates Labor Day

Many workers ended up losing a day's pay in order to participate in the parade. "We want more school houses and less jails; more books and less arsenals; more learning and less vice; more constant work and less crime; more leisure and less greed; more justice and less revenge; in fact, more of the opportunities to cultivate our better natures".


What is Labor Day and why are we celebrating?

What is Labor Day and why are we celebrating?

While most people today think of Labor Day as the last weekend of summer, it was actually founded to recognize the men and women and "industrial spirit" of the American workforce. Thank goodness some office workers and bankers are also off work today or they could just call it "non-essential government workers day off". Labor Day, like similar holidays, can be slower than normal.


Labor Day 2017: When is Labour Day Celebrated in Different Countries?

Labor Day 2017: When is Labour Day Celebrated in Different Countries?

For workers in some of the fastest-growing sectors of our economy, however, Labor Day is nothing but another day at work. Monday is Labor Day when we salute all American workers, those wearing blue and white shirts, a day off for most and thoughts about the American work ethic and the technical minds who have made the country No.


What is Labor Day?

What is Labor Day?

The first Monday in September became a federal holiday later that year following the deaths of strikers who were killed as US soldiers broke up a strike involving workers in the Chicago area who crippled railroad traffic across the nation over low wages and poor treatment of workers .


Almost 90000 Rohingya escape Myanmar

Almost 90000 Rohingya escape Myanmar

According to the UN's refugee agency an estimated 73,000 people have crossed the border into Bangladesh since violence flared on August 25, leaving relief camps near full capacity. Pakistani Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai has condemned the violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar that had forced almost 90,000 Rohingya to fled to Bangladesh.


Bay Area set to sizzle again Saturday

Bay Area set to sizzle again Saturday

The weather service again urged area residents to protect themselves and their loved ones from such heat-related illnesses as heat strokes by avoiding strenuous work during peak temperatures, staying hydrated, wearing lightweight, light-colored clothing, checking on friends and neighbors - especially the elderly - and by never leaving children, seniors or pets in cars parked in hot weather, even for a short time and even with windows cracked open.