When was labor day established?

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Labor Day was officially established in 1894 by the federal government. For the 12 years prior to that starting in 1882 it was only recognized as a movement and not all states observed it. You can find more information here: www.dol.gov
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The first Labor Day holiday was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882, in New York City, by the Central Labor Union.
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