10 Fun and fascinating facts about the Labor Day holiday

1. The idea first became public in 1882

2. The New York parade inspired other unions.

3. How did the Haymarket Affair influence Labor Day?

4. Two people with similar names are credited with that first New York City event.

5. Grover Cleveland helped make Labor Day a national holiday.

6. The holiday has evolved over the years.

7. Can you wear white after Labor Day?

8. Labor Day is the unofficial end of Hot Dog season.

9. How many people are union members today?

10. What is the biggest union today?