Labor Day was first celebrated in the far-off state of Oregon, way back in 1887. This was during a time when people were working 60 hours a week in difficult conditions. Labor unions pushed for less hours and began with a street parade to show a unified  Today, it pays tribute to American workers and all their achievements.

OurSeniors.net salutes the men and women who worked so hard to make our nation strong, prosperous and free. Every person in Florida and throughout the United States has benefited from the productive energy of the seniors who have contributed so much to our nation, its defense and its economy.

Relax, have a cook-out, watch a football game and enjoy this Labor Day!