National Labor Day 2017

Reason to celebrate: September 1, 2017 is National Labor Day.

Labor Day

To prevent further conflict following a Pullman Strikes of 1894 where lots of worker’s deaths happened as a result of the U.S. military and marshalls, legislation making Labor Day a nationwide holiday was rushed through Congress.In The Usa, Labor Day is viewed as each day of relaxation and parties, and it is marked by the beginning of the National football league and nfl and college football seasons. It is also viewed as the symbolic finish of summer time.

Common calendar, pre-Labor Day start gaining steam in Jackson County schools
Common calendar, pre-Labor Day start gaining steam in Jackson County schools

A resolution supporting a common calendar, which includes a pre-Labor Day start date, has been passed by boards in seven Jackson County districts. It has been discussed by three more boards and is up for consideration by three others next week.

Southern Perspective: Wearing white after Labor Day is in
Southern Perspective: Wearing white after Labor Day is in

Winter white is in, or so I hear. That's fabulous news for the fashionistas, the ones who might care. The tables of style have turned, and we're no longer stigmatized should we commit the faux pas of wearing white after Labor Day. Oh, my. I'm so ...

Live Coverage: Common calendar, pre-Labor Day start up for discussion in ...
Live Coverage: Common calendar, pre-Labor Day start up for discussion in ...

State law requires that K-12 districts begin their school year after Labor Day. As a whole, Jackson County districts have applied to the Michigan Department of Education for a waiver to begin school prior to the holiday, and school officials have said ...

September 1, 2017 is also Emma M Nutt Day