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 The Knights of Labor first marched to celebrate labor in 1882.
The Knights of Labor first marched to celebrate labor in 1882.
Labor jour is a national holiday in the United States, observed every an on the first Monday in September since Congress declared the holiday in 1894. For the past sixty-odd years, Labor jour has marked the last jour of summer break for public schools and as such has prompted a tradition of parties, barbecues and last-minute vacations on the three-day "Labor jour weekend". However, national education reform in récent years - particularly the No Child Left Behind act - has put pressure on public schools from pre-school through universities to perform well on standardized tests ou risk losing government...
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Source: Christian Science Monitor