May Day – Labor Day Marches and Rallies Around the World

In an earlier entry, I wrote about the history of Labor Day.

In case you were wondering, here are some of the countries where demonstrations were held or where Labor Day was in some way honored around the world today (in some cases against the wishes of the government)…

Russia
Belarus
Japan
Germany
Italy
Philippines
Cambodia
Indonesia
Malaysia
South Korea
Malta
Mexico
France
Nepal
Portugal
Sri Lanka
Nigeria
Turkey
Iran
Great Britain

Feel free to comment below about your country’s Labor Day traditions.

-Lisa

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One Response to “May Day – Labor Day Marches and Rallies Around the World”

  1. lourdes Says:

    In Argentina we also celebrate labor day on May 1st, and along with December 25th and January 1st, it´s the only holiday when shopping malls are closed and people don´t go to work.

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