Do You Know the History of Labor Day?

Some facts and quotes as you celebrate Labor Day this year… (exerted from the website History.com)

In 1894, Grover Cleveland made Labor Day a federal holiday after a failed attempt to break up a railroad strike.

“Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers, and Labor Day 2018 occurs on Monday, September 3 (it’s traditionally observed on the first Monday in September). It was created by the labor movement in the late 19th century and became a federal holiday in 1894. Labor Day also symbolizes the end of summer for many Americans, and is celebrated with parties, parades and athletic events.”

To read the entire article about Labor Day 2018, click here.

A few quotes about Labor Day:

A hundred times every day, I remind myself that my inner and outer life depend on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving.” – Albert Einstein

No work is insignificant. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

From the AMRRI family, wishing you and your’s a wonderful holiday weekend.

Mike Johnson, President

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