This year Labor Day will be celebrated a bit differently on Sept. 7, with socially-distanced in-person and virtual events. But 2020 has given us numerous reasons to honor the reason it was originally started.
Created in the late 19th century to celebrate the social and economic achievements of American workers, states began enacting laws to recognize these contributions in 1887. It was made into a federal holiday by Congress in 1894.
This weekend, give yourself a pat on the back for a job well done but more importantly take time to acknowledge all the frontline workers who’ve worked tirelessly during a pandemic.