IF YOU WORK, THIS IS YOUR WEEKEND TO CELEBRATE
It started on May 11, 1894, when around 3,000 union workers started a wildcat strike against the Pullman Palace Car Company in
Because of the intense conflict, and seeking to soothe the wounds of the unionists involved, the Congress passed legislation declaring a national Labor Day holiday, signed by
Even though the power and influence of labor unions has significantly waned since its heyday, it remains a celebration of labor by many, but mostly a celebration of the “end” of summer.
Now you know.