OR became the first state to recognize Labor Day as an official public holiday in 1887.
He said his administration had continued to partner with the leaders of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and would continue to consider all the requests of labour as "we work together for the peace, progress and prosperity of all workers in Lagos State, all Lagosians and our State".
May Day, also known as International Workers' Day, Labour Day or Workers' Day, is a celebration of laborers and the working classes that is promoted by the international labor movement which occurs every year on May 1. In India, Labour Day is known by the name Antarrashtriya Shramik Diwas or Kamgar Din.The first Labour Day or May Day was celebrated in India in the year 1923.
The Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions, which become the American Federation of Labor, during a Chicago convention in 1884 proclaimed that a legal work day would be eight hours starting on May 1, 1886. With this decision, May 1 has been celebrated as the World Labour Day since 1890.
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The date was adopted by left-wing political parties to commemorate workers killed in the Haymarket massacre in Chicago on May 4, 1886. Every human being who work for any company or organisation and takes a salary is a labourer.
Thousands of demonstrators march through downtown to City Hall in one of several May Day marches and rallies in southern California and in at least 75 cities nationwide to press for immigrant and labor rights in Los Angeles, May 1, 2007. Birds are singing, flowers blooming, there's a bank holiday ahead.
When time had passed and the US began to seriously consider a worker's holiday, officials were divided on whether to distance themselves from May Day because of its violent associations or to honor the movement's origins. They are referenced on the tech giant's homepage with a doodle - an illustration or animation - that is incorporated into the Google logo. It was drawn by the search engine's co-founders, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, who attended that year's festival. The doodle showcases the spirit of the worker with a collection of a tools and instruments used by workers in different professions.