The Meaning of Labor Day

By Gabe Gabrielsky The meaning of Labor Day has been lost to most Americans, just as is the case with many other holidays such as Independence Day, Memorial Day or Christmas. For most people today Labor Day signifies a great day for bargain sales at retail stores, the beginning of a new school year and most of all the end of summer. In contrast, Labor Day was originally intended to be a celebration for working people in general and by organized labor in particular, was dedicated to [...]