Monday, 4 October 2021



Good morning, hello Monday, it is a public holiday as it is Labour Day here. So here are five facts about Labour Day...............

This annual public holiday celebrates the eight hour working day a victory for workers in the 1850's.

Labour Day is celebrated on different days in different states and territories.

In Tasmania it is called Eight Hour Day

People of course still work on Labour Day but many places such as banks, schools and post offices are closed

Many people are paid time and a half or double time when they work on a public holiday.


CWMartin said...

We're already past ours... we get the day off. Interesting to hear the differences.

Margaret D said...

Called different day in some States and Territories. Forget when it's a holiday down here for it.

Nancy Chan said...

Over here, it is also called Labour Day and it is celebrated as a public holiday on the 1st of May every year.

Kea said...

Canada's is the 1st Monday of September, a holiday for many, though not for those in the retail and food service industries. I'd like another "Labour Day" holiday, though...Maybe we can all celebrate yours too! :-)

Jo-Anne's Ramblings said...

Chris........I thought it was a boring post

Margaret.......Same here

Nancy......Nice to know

Kea.......Same here


  Thursday again after a few interruptions I am again doing word of the week, this weeks word is “pedagogy”. Which is the science of teaching.