Category Archives: Labor Day

Labor Day Tips – The Folding Caravan

Hook'em up and head to the shore

This is not a regular size caravan but one that is twice smaller and, as voiceover informs, can be unfolded when needed. It is built in Emsworth, Hampshire, it is simple to unfold and very comfortable.    ...
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Why Do We Celebrate Labor Day?

For a lot of people, Labor Day means two things: a day off and the end of summer. But why is it called Labor Day? Labor Day is a day set aside to pay tribute to working men and women. It has been celebrated as a national holiday in the United States and Canada since 1894. ­­Labor unions themselves celebrated the first labor days in the United States, although there's some speculation as to exactly who came up with the idea. Most historians credit Peter McGuire, general secretary of the Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners and a co founder of the American Federation of Labor, with the original idea of a day for workers to show their solidarity. Others credit Matthew Maguire, later the secretary of Local 344 of the International Association of Machinists in Paterson, N.J. The first Labor Day parade occurred Sept. 5, 1882, in New York City. The workers' unions chose the first Monday in September because...
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