Labour Day in US

Published May 06, 2013 06:03am

WHILE being enlightened by Pervez Rahim about  Labour Day (May 1), I would like to point out that May 1 is not observed in the US as Labour Day and neither is it a holiday. Labor (this is how they spell it) Day is observed at the end of summer.

May 1 passes by without any public or government recognition. Indeed most people are unaware of its significance. Perhaps you or one of your illustrious readers or the US embassy can comment on this anomaly.

DR ARSHAD AHMED Karachi

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Comments (4) (Closed)


maznani
May 07, 2013 02:27am
don't u know the US is unique so they maintain it here took
Lalajeee
May 06, 2013 04:36am
Well don't you understand that America drives on the right America light switches are pushed down to switch off unlike rest of the world America uses pounds instead of kilograms America uses miles instead of kilometers. This is just a resentment / protest against the British colonialists who were once the Masters of America. I hope this tells you something.
tito
May 06, 2013 05:03pm
Dear Dr , it is called labor day, its a holiday and its always first Monday of September, what ever date it is.you should check your facts before writing, as is, there is enough misinformation around.Spelling is a difference between US and British styles and nothing more. Canada is the same. amjad
Sydney
May 06, 2013 09:36am
United States saw that protest on Chicago tragedy as a communist uprising. The communist uprising was crushed by the police.