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September 2, 2013

Tip of the Week

Labor Day is celebrated every year on the first Monday of September. Labor Day was first observed by labor unions, and then individual states passed legislation recognizing the holiday. On June 28, 1894, the United States Congress passed an act making Labor Day a federal holiday.

An Act Making Labor Day a federal holiday, 28 Stat. 96 (1894):

An Act Making Labor Day a legal holiday

You can find Labor Day’s recognition as a legal public holiday in United States Code Annotated under Title 5, section 6103, subsection a. 5 U.S.C.A. § 6103.

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