Monday, September 3, 2012 is Labor Day, in the U.S. The holiday will be celebrated by families around the country with picnics, barbecues, road trips, and sports events. It is the last blast of the summer vacation season. Labor Day now is a federal holiday and most Government offices, schools, and businesses are closed. Here are 10 Labor Day Facts. 1. Labor Day in Canada began in 1872 in Toronto but quickly made its way south to the U.S. Originally it began as a significant demonstration demanding rights for workers. Read the full story at Forbes.
10 Labor Day Facts
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).