|September 6 is Labor Day holiday in the United States and
Canada. It is a day honoring the men and women who built the labor movement through their
struggle and sacrifice so that all working Americans and Canadians could enjoy dignity in
the workplace and a standard of living unparalleled in the world.
Labor Day is a day to
reflect so we don't lose sight of the achievements organized labor has won for all of us.
Through its continuous and tireless efforts, we have: the 40-hour work week, paid
vacations, paid holidays, wage increases, seniority rights, unemployment benefits,
occupational safety and health laws, health and welfare benefits, child labor laws, and
Protect yourself, your family and your union. Register and vote for pro-labor,
pro-people candidates. There can be no free and democratic society where free and
democratic unions do not exist.