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May 1, 2020 • jainendra joshi
International Workers' Day


International Workers' Day, also known as Workers' Day or Labour Day in some countries and often referred to as May Day, is a celebration of labourers and the working classes that is promoted by the international labour movement which occurs every year on May Day, an ancient European spring festival.
Why do we celebrate International Workers Day?
Labour Day or International Workers Day is celebrated annually on 1 May to celebrate the working class and labourers across the world. Socialist and labour unions celebrate this day by organising programmes to improve wages and working conditions of the workforce
How many countries celebrate International Workers Day?
66 countries
Today we see tens of thousands of activists embracing the ideals of the Haymarket Martyrs and those who established May Day as an International WorkersDay. Ironically, May Day is an official holiday in 66 countries and unofficially celebrated in many more, but rarely is it recognized in this country where it began.
Who started International Workers Day?
What is the holiday's history after 1916? After the eight-hour day was initiated in the US in 1916, it was endorsed by the Communist International, an international coalition of socialist and communist parties, and by communist and socialist parties in various countries
Who celebrates International Workers Day?
Why is International Workers' Day on May 1? In the late-19th century, socialists, communists and trade unionists chose May 1 to become International Workers' Day. The date was symbolic, commemorating the Haymarket affair, which took place in Chicago, in the United States, in 1886.
Why is May 1st called Workers Day?
Origin. Beginning in the late 19th century, as the trade union and labour movements grew, a variety of days were chosen by trade unionists as a day to celebrate labour. 1 May was chosen to be International WorkersDay to commemorate the 1886 Haymarket affair in Chicago.
Why is it called May Day?
Mayday is the word used around the world to make a distress call via radio communications. ... It was the idea of Frederick Mockford, who was a senior radio officer at Croydon Airport in London. He came up with the idea for “mayday" because it sounded like the French word m'aider, which means “help me."
Why is May 1st called May Day?
May DayMay Day, in medieval and modern Europe, holiday (May 1) for the celebration of the return of spring. The observance probably originated in ancient agricultural rituals, and the Greeks and Romans held such festivals
What is Russian May Day?
Spring and Labour Day
In the former Soviet Union, 1 May was International Workers' Day and was celebrated with huge parades in cities like Moscow. Though the celebrations are low-key nowadays, several groups march on that day to protest grievances the workers have.
Is May 1st holiday in USA?
May 1 is also a national holiday in the Russian Federation and Asian countries such as China, Thailand, and Vietnam. The Labor Day holiday, or Labour Day, is celebrated in the United States and countries such as Australia and Canada at different times of the year.
Who started May Day?
On May 1, 1886, more than 300,000 workers in 13,000 businesses across the United States walked off their jobs in the first May Day celebration in history. In Chicago, the epicenter for the 8-hour day agitators, 40,000 went out on strike with the anarchists in the forefront of the public's eye.
quotes of labour day

The productivity of work is not the responsibility of the worker but of the manager. A reputation as a hard worker is a good reputation for having.”

"Labour was the first price, the original purchase-money that was paid for all things.

It was not by gold or by silver, but by Labour, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased. Happy Labour Day 

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international workers day poster