Read about Labor Day - Wiki - September 02 In the United States, Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Labor_Day
First United States Labor Day Parade, September 5, 1882, in New York City. Labor Day in the USA is a public holiday celebrated on the 1st Monday in September. It honors the American labor movement and the contributions that 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.