Labor unions have a bad reputation in some quarters these days. belong to a teacher association, since South Carolina prohibits unions. In Pennsylvania it was a union.
Labor Day holiday started to honor the dignity of workers, and to celebrate such things as the 40-hour week, compensation insurance, the eight hour day, etc. ow ti is the end of summer, but we can remember... listen to John Denver's version of the song that reminds us there is more to life than work.