Labor Day

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Federal holiday observed in the United States on the first Monday in September. The holiday was created in 1882 to give working individuals a guaranteed day off. Despite the holiday being established for a day of rest, most retailers still operate as normal and offer in-store specials. Parades, cookouts, and shopping are a common occurrence on this holiday.

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He was supposed to be off of work on Labor Day, but his boss called him and told him he needed him to come into the office.
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Since so many stores were having big Labor Day sales, we decided to leave work early and spend the afternoon shopping.
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My entire family always used to go camping in Cape Cod for Labor Day weekend because my father did not have to work on Monday.
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