Labor Day is upon us. Summer is unofficially over. Many kids have started school and the rest will start shortly.
About Labor Day
Labor Day is always celebrated on the first Monday of September. Americans have been celebrating Labor Day since the 1880s, and today it is an official federal holiday.
It is the day Americans celebrate their achievements in work, which the US Department of Labor says has contributed to prosperity and well-being of America as a whole.
Some Interesting Labor Day Facts
- This year, more than 35 million Americans will travel over Labor Day weekend.
- It is estimated that over 350,000 of them will choose Las Vegas as a destination.
- President Cleveland made Labor Day and official US holiday in 1894.
- Labor Day gas prices continue to be low.
- Labor Day marks the end of hot dog season (it starts on Memorial Day), when Americans consume seven billion hot dogs; 818 per second!
Take this weekend to celebrate the fruits of your labors… wear white, enjoy a bar-b-que, eat some hot dogs and whatever you do, stay safe and have fun.
We are glad to have you as part of the Sylvester, Oppenheim & Linde team!