Monday, September 2, 2019
Labor Day is almost upon us. I'd like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a happy and enjoyable holiday. Labor Day is more than just a day for family and a day to mourn the end of summer, it's a reminder of why we fight. This is our holiday, the holiday to honor the working men and women. It is the holiday that honors the right to dictate our own working conditions instead of letting Corporate America dictate it for us.
As AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said "There is nothing stronger than the American labor movement. United, we cannot and we will not be turned aside. We'll work for it, sisters and brothers. We'll stand for it. Together. Each of us. To bring out the best in America. To bring out the best in ourselves, and each other."
On Monday, September 2, take a moment to talk to your kids, your family, and your friends about the meaning of the holiday. Remind them that on the first Monday in September, we say thank you to all of the working men and women that make our nation run.