Who is considered the Father of Labor Day? A: Peter McGuire, He was an Irish-American pioneer unionist who wanted citizens that “labored” all year long be acknowledged and have a day to relax.
Which was the first state to make Labor Day a holiday? A: Oregon. This happened five years after the first parade.
What is the average commute for the average American to get to their job? A: Nearly Thirty minutes
When was the first Labor Day parade held in the United States? A: Sept. 5, 1882
Where did Labor Day originate? A: Canada