Labor Day 2014 – May Day 2014
Labor Day is a yearly celebration of the social and economic accomplishments of the workers, celebrated in many countries. Labour Day 2014 is a public holiday in some countries, and a general observation day in many others. Labour Day is also called as Labor Day, Worker’s Day, International Worker’s Day or May Day.
When is Labour Day / Labor Day / May Day?
Labor Day is celebrated on the first Monday in September in the United States. In many countries, the date is changed to fit each country’s culture, tradition, custom or existing holidays. In most countries, Labour Day falls on 1st May, thus Labour Day is often called as May Day as well.
Celebrations and Date of Labour Day 2014
Below is the dates and celebrations of Labour Day 2014 around the world.
Labor Day 2014 in United States
United States Labor Day 2014 falls on Monday, 1 September 2014. In United States, Labor Day 2014 is a federal holiday which falls on the September’s first Monday. Usually, it is viewed as summer’s end and the season of vacation. Many schools are open a week after the Labor Day. United States has also have this tradition of not wearing white after the said holiday, but still needs citation and clarification. And at this time, the Navy switches their uniforms from white to uniforms of Navy blue.
Labour Day (may day) 2014 in Canada
Canada Labour Day 2014 falls on Monday, 1 September 2014. Like in United States, the Labour Day in Canada is celebrated during first Monday of September. The Labour Council and Toronto Trades of Canada have been holding the same celebrations as to what has been used to way back 1872. They have parades and unions are demanding for fifty four hour work week. This is celebrated every spring. While the celebration goes – picnics and parades for the unions – lots of Canadians take this Labour Day as their last Monday of the long summer weekend.
May Day 2014 / Araw ng Manggagawa 2014 in Philippines
Philippines May Day 2014 / Araw ng Manggagawa 2014 falls on Thursday, 1 May 2014. In the Philippines, Labor Day is celebrated on the first day of May in remembrance of the pressing of other Filipinos to the economics rights of workers. The Labor Day is not a grand celebrations unlike other countries. It is more of a solemn celebration to remember that a Filipino fought for an eight hours of a day, ending of labor for children, for women to have just standards in labor and liability of the capitalists. Others just take this day as a reason to have a vacation since this is a non working holiday. And this day is marked not only for the parades but for the rallies and demonstrations as labor sectors voice their protests.
Labour Day 2014 in Australia
Australian states celebrates Labour Day 2014 on different dates as follows
- Western Australia Labour Day 2014 falls on Monday, 3 March 2014
- Tasmania Eight Hours Day 2014 falls on Monday, 10 March 2014
- Victoria Labour Day 2014 falls on Monday, 10 March 2014
- Northern Territories May Day 2014 falls on Monday, 5 May 2014
- Queensland Labour Day 2014 falls on Monday, 5 May 2014
- South Australia Labour Day 2014 falls on Monday, 6 October 2014
- Australian Capital Territory Labour Day 2014 falls on Monday, 6 October 2014
- New South Wales Labour Day 2014 falls on Monday, 6 October 2014
Labour Day 2014 in New Zealand
New Zealand Labour Day 2014 falls on Monday, 27 October 2014. Labour Day in New Zealand is celebrated with parades and eight hours of non working day on fourth Monday in October.
May Day in United Kingdom
United Kingdom May Day 2014 falls on Monday, 5 May 2013. In United Kingdom, worker’s day is celebrated on May 1 at midnight with Christian Mass. First Monday in May is made as United Kingdom public holiday. Their traditional May Day celebrations and rites include Morris dancing which crowns May Queen and celebrates Maypole. It is day of many festivities. The villages and towns celebrate spring time fertility and gatherings in the community.
Tag der Arbeit 2014 / Labour Day in Germany
Germany Labour Day / Tag der Arbeit 2014 falls on Thursday, 1 May 2014. In Germany, Labour Day is celebrated on 1 May. Here, the May Day is also celebrated to welcome the spring, thus it has a few unique ways of celebration. Bonfires and maypoles wrapping and party for the young people and for the families to take a vacation.
May Day 2014 in China
China May Day 2014 falls on Thursday, 1 May 2013. It is a public holiday. Until 2007, May Day was one of China Golden Weeks of holiday. However on 16 December 2007, China announced that May Day Golden Week will be abolished and replaced with 3 additional public holidays.
May Day in Hong Kong
Hong Kong May Day 2014 falls on Thursday, 1 May 2014. In 2011, Hong Kong May Day fell on Sunday, so the following day, Monday, 2 May 2011 is considered a replacement public holiday.
May Day in South Korea
South Korea May Day 2014 falls on Thursday, 1 May 2014.
May Day 2014 in Singapore
Singapore May Day 2014 falls on Thursday, 1 May 2014. In 2011, Monday, 2 May 2011 was observed as a replacement holiday since Singapore May Day 2011 fell on Sunday.
Hari Buruh 2014 or Labour Day 2014 in Indonesia
Indonesia Hari Buruh 2014 falls on Thursday, 1 May 2014. Labour Day is a public holiday in Indonesia. However, in recent years Labour Days has been marked as the day when major labour strike or demonstrations occurred.
Ngày Quoc te Lao dong 2014 or May Day 2014 in Vietnam
Ngày Quoc te Lao dong 2014 or Vietnam May Day 2014 falls on Thursday, 1 May 2014. Vietnam May Day 2014 is also often called as International Labour Day 2014.
Malaysia'n labor day
Malaysia Labour Day for the year 2014 will falls on Thursday, 1 May 2014. In 2011, Most workers got replacement holiday on Monday, 2 May 2011 since 1 May 2011 fell on a Sunday.
2014 Labour Day in Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago celebrating Labour Day 2014 on Thursday, 19 June 2014. In Trinidad and Tobago, Labour Day is celebrated every 19 June to mark the anniversary of the day of labour protest in 1937.
Labour Day in Jamaica 2014
Jamaican Labour May Day 2014 falls on Friday, 23 May 2014. It marks commemoration of 23 May 1938, when Alexander Bustamante led a labour rebellion leading to Jamaican independence. Jamaican Labour Day is a public holiday.
Labour Day in Pakistan
for the year of 2014, Pakistan will celebrating Labour day on Thursday, 1 May 2014.
May Day in India
India May Day for the year 2014 falls on Thursday, 1 May 2014. May Day or Labour Day is not a public holiday in India.
Happy May Day 2014 ! Happy Labor Day 2014 ! Happy Labour Day 2014 !