As pointed out by the online news station wlfi.com, many people probably associate Labor Day with sales, family barbecues and the unofficial end of summer.
For most Americans, the long weekend is a much-needed opportunity to reconnect with friends and family and provides a last hurrah before the start of fall.
But Labor Day holds a much deeper meaning, rooted in the 19th century fight for fair working conditions. Labor Day was originally designed to honor workers as part of the American organized labor movement.
If you’d like to learn more, check out this “History of Labor Day” by wlfi.com. This should be a day to remember the past and celebrate some of our achievements in the workforce (even though we have a long way to go. . . ). Grab some friends, grab some Boo-Shaw Bakery Cookies and celebrate!