Labor Day is always celebrated on the first Monday of September. This year, Labor Day is September 6, 2021. Labor Day is an annual celebration of the social and economic achievements of American workers and is one of eleven federal holidays recognized nationwide by the United States Government.
Starting back as far as 1885 Labor Day was recognized by labor activists and individual states. In 1887 Oregon was the first state to pass a law recognizing Labor Day. During 1887, 4 more states – Colorado, Massachusetts, New Jersey & New York passed laws creating a Labor Day holiday. By 1894 most states had adopted the holiday. In 1894 President Grover Cleveland signed a law making the first Monday in September of each year a legal holiday.
To learn about what happened on the first Labor Day visit: https://www.dol.gov/general/laborday/history-daze
Fordland Clinic will be closed in observance of Labor Day and will reopen regular hours on Tuesday, Sept. 7th at 8am. Fordland Clinic wishes everyone a safe and happy Labor Day.