When Is Labor Day in 2022? Here's Why We Celebrate the Holiday

It's a chance to spend some quality time with friends and family, and enjoy delicious grilled food.

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This year will mark Labor Day's 140th anniversary in America, and while there are numerous variations celebrated around the world, ours has its own unique history and meaning.

Labor Day was created to honor the women and men who campaigned tirelessly for workers' rights, such as a 40-hour work week, safe work conditions, paid time off, and sick leave.

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The holiday honors the source of this nation's strength—American workers, unions, and labor leaders.