Labour Day (Labor Day) celebrates workers and their rights all around the world. It stems from labor unions’ demands for better labor laws, including more days off.
About Labour Day (Labor Day) aka International Workers' Day or May Day
Most countries celebrate Labour Day on May 1st, also known as May Day, which has also been designated by the United Nations as International Workers' Day. The U.S. and Canada celebrate Labor Day the first Monday in September.
Labor Day / May Day is celebrated on May 1st in many countries around the world as a day off of work to honor the working class. Various countries celebrate it as either May Day or Labour Day (Labor Day) or International Workers Day.