Members of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union stand on 5th Avenue during the Labor Day Parade, in New York

The Ohio State offense was to make a statement against Notre Dame in a Marquee Week 1 game on a college football schedule.

For most Americans, a long weekend is a much-needed opportunity to reconnect with friends and family.

Monday's holiday has a much deeper meaning, rooted in the fight for fair working conditions in the 19th century

Labor Day was originally created to honor workers as part of the American organized labor movement.

Labour Day was first informally celebrated in the late 1800s by labour activists and individual states

Freeman says that in New York City, two events contributed to the formation of Labor Day.

It was not until June 28, 1894, that Congress passed an act naming the first day of September a legal holiday called Labor Day.

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