Labor Day 2017 - Federal Holidays
Labor Day is one of ten federal holidays recognized nationwide by the United States Government. All non-essential federal government offices are closed on Labor Day, and all federal employees are paid even if they receive the day off. Many private-sector employees will also receive paid time off or special holiday pay on Labor Day.
Labor Day celebrates the American Labor force and is dedicated to the economic and social prosperity of workers. It is celebrated every first Monday of September, and has been a federal holiday since 1894.
When is the next Labor Day?Labor Day is 133 days away. (19 weeks away or 4.4 months away)
Labor Day will next be observed on Monday, September 4th, 2017.
Labor Day Dates
|Year||Labor Day Recognition Date|
|2016||Monday, September 5th|
|2017||Monday, September 4th|
|2018||Monday, September 3rd|
|2019||Monday, September 2nd|
|2020||Monday, September 7th|
|2021||Monday, September 6th|
|2022||Monday, September 5th|
* Because most Federal Employees work on a Monday to Friday schedule, when a holidays falls on a weekend the holiday is observed on the closest regular workday. The holiday is observed on Friday if the holiday falls on Saturday and Monday if the holiday falls on Sunday (5 U.S.C. 6103 (b)(2)).
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