4 hours ago
Happy Labor Day to Our U.S. and Canadian Gas Buddies !!!!!
Observed on the first Monday in September, Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers. It was created by the labor movement in the late 19th century and became a federal holiday in 1894. Labor Day also symbolizes the end of summer for many Americans, and is celebrated with parties, parades and athletic events. http://www.history.com/topics/holidays/labor-day
Labour Day in Canada is also celebrated on the first Monday of September. It originally gave workers the chance to campaign for better working conditions or pay. The day is now part of a long weekend for many Canadians, just as in the U.S. Canada was changing rapidly during the second half of the 19th century. Immigration was increasing, cities were getting crowded, and industrialization was drastically altering the country’s economy and workforce. As machines began to replace or automate many work processes, employees found they no