We hope you enjoy your long
Labor Day weekend!
To most of us this holiday benchmarks the end of summer. But to others, perhaps an older generation, it signifies a great victory for the American worker.
Labor Day honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the development, growth, endurance, strength, security, prosperity, productivity, laws, sustainability, persistence, structure, and well-being of the country.
Overtime pay, 8-hour work day, sick days, paid vacation, safety standards, child labor laws, civil rights act, health benefits, maternity leave, equal pay. These are just a handful of the things that American Unions achieved.
If you want a great way to celebrate this holiday just ask any senior you know what their work day was like when they were young. The stories they share could be truly enlightening!