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Sunday, September 2, 2012

A Little Labor Day Trivia!

1. When was the first Labor Day holiday observed?

2. Where was the first Labor Day holiday observed and how was it observed?

3. In what year did Congress pass a bill making Labor Day a legal holiday to be observed?

4. Which President signed the bill into law, making Labor Day a holiday?

5. What is the average commute time per American when going to work?

6. What State granted individuals first access to the holiday?

7. Labor Day was first established to be used to air out grievances about labor? True/False

8. The eight hour work day was first established in what year?

9. What was the name of the Act that started the Labor Day holiday?

10. What year did the Supreme Court ruling favor of the eight hour work day?