Labor Day is celebrated on the first Monday in September, and this year will fall on Monday, September 7. The holiday is used to recognise and honour the American Labor Movement, and the works and contributions of labourers in the development and achievement of the United States. The day is usually commemorated by a three-day weekend.
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In the USA, people usually greet each other on Labor Day by simply wishing each other: “Happy Labor Day!”
However, if you wish to send a loved one or valued colleague a special greeting, here are some you could use.
“I know you believe the feeling you get from doing your job well is reward enough. But you should know that we also recognise and greatly appreciate your efforts. Thank you, and we hope you have a happy and safe Labor Day.”
“Everyday you create something special with the work you do. Your effort is a great asset and deserves to be recognised, respected and celebrated. Happy Labor Day.”
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Some messages you can send to people in celebration of Labor Day include:
“Celebrate a job well done as you enjoy the company of family and friends on this Labor Day.”
“Labor Day is a special occasion to honour all workers. Please know that your efforts make a huge difference in the success of your team.”
“With hard work comes great satisfaction. Enjoy your Labor Day weekend.”
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“Nothing ever comes to one that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.” – Booker T. Washington.
“Find something you love to do, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” – Harvey Mackay.
“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration. The rest of us just get up and go to work.” – Stephen King.
“No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labour.” – Andre Gide.
“Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.” – Estée Lauder.
“The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you are willing to work.” – Oprah Winfrey.
“Before the reward there must be labor. You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy.” – Ralph Ransom
“It is only through labour and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute carnage, that we move on to better things.” – Theodore Roosevelt.