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Xi Jinping extends greeting for International Labour Day

It's May Day. Here's what that means Nigerians Mark International Workers Day
Andrew Cummings | 02 May, 2018, 01:08

While in some countries such as the U.S., workers are celebrated in September on Labor Day, in countries such as Russian Federation and the UK, Labour Day is commemorated on May 1, also known as May Day. The day is to be celebrated and appreciated all the workers globally who have the individual responsibility to develop the society especially the farmers.

On 3 May 1886 police fired into a crowd of striking workers in Chicago, killing four and wounding many. Currently, the trade unions of all countries and general public participate in rallies and demonstrations for their collective welfare.

"What made women's labour particularly attractive to the capitalists was not only its lower price but also the greater submissiveness of women."?

While history remembers 1904 as the first leap year of the 19th century, what most might not recall is the effect of the happenings of that year in our lives, even to this day and age.

Labour's Day annual spring festival to celebrate the hard work and achievements of labours and workers globally.

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Saturday , it will be sunny with a high near 66, the weather service said, and a northeast wind of 6 to 8 miles per hour . High Pressure maintains the warm, dry weather pattern across the Cowboy State today with sunny skies.

In Nepal also, various trade union organizations are making preparations for celebrating the Day by organizing different programmes on the occasion.

The Netherlands is one of the countries that do not celebrate May Day officially. The Haymarket Riot was viewed as a setback for the organized labour movement in America, which was fighting for such rights as the eight-hour workday. Happy celebrations people on International Workers' Day 2018.

A meeting of the labour organisations and labour leaders of the world held in Paris in 1889 took the decision to mark World Labour Day across the globe every year.

May Day is not a bank holiday in the United Kingdom unless it falls on a Monday, otherwise the first Monday following it is usually observed.

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari Tuesday said that social Security of unorganized sector workers is the top most priority of his ministry.

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