May Day/International Workers’ Day

Starts May 1, 2023 then every year on the 1st of May

On this day in 1886, more than 300,000 workers in 13,000 businesses across the United States walked off their jobs to protest the thousands of men, women, and children who were dying every year from poor working conditions and long hours. May Day grew out of this 19th-century labor movement for worker’s rights and an eight-hour workday in the U.S. Learn more…