7 Facts You Need To Know About Labor Day

Labor Day facts
Labor Day facts



For many Americans this year, the very concept of a federal holiday for Labor Day might seem like a cruel joke. Labor Day is supposed to be a break from the grind, a time to celebrate workers, but considering the high unemployment rate, many jobless Americans would probably prefer to be working instead. But what is point of this holiday? And what should workers -- and perhaps politicians -- be thinking about on this day?