5/1/2024 is
International Workers' Day (Worldwide except USA)

Celebrates the working class and laborers. Promoted by the international labor movement, also known as Labour Day in some countries.

International Workers' Day, also known as May Day, is a holiday celebrated around the world on May 1st to recognize the contributions of workers to society and to advocate for workers' rights. The holiday has its roots in the labor movement and the struggle for better working conditions and wages.

The history of International Workers' Day dates back to the late 19th century, when labor organizations in the United States and Europe began calling for a day to recognize the contributions of workers. The first May Day celebrations were held in Chicago in 1886, when thousands of workers went on strike to demand an eight-hour workday.

Today, International Workers' Day is celebrated in different ways around the world. In some countries, it is a public holiday and workers may have the day off. In others, it is marked by demonstrations, rallies, and parades, with workers and labor organizations calling for better wages, working conditions, and rights.

May Day is also a day to recognize the achievements of the labor movement and its impact on society. It has been instrumental in securing many of the rights and protections that workers enjoy today, such as minimum wage laws, workplace safety regulations, and collective bargaining rights.

Overall, International Workers' Day is an important day for workers around the world. It is a time to celebrate their contributions to society and to advocate for their rights and well-being.

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