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Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day Takes Place in a Fantasy World

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 04.03.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Jason Reitman is the director of such hit movies as Up In the Air, Juno and Thank You For Smoking so he obviously knows his way around a good film. So what can account for his lapses concerning his new film Labor Day?

Why You Should Volunteer This Labor Day

Lisa Cypers Kamen, MA | Posted 11.03.2013 | Impact
Lisa Cypers Kamen, MA

Ironically, there are some laborers who don't get a day off even though the nation is celebrating them. This includes members of the military, hospital workers, emergency personnel and farmers. What better way to celebrate these workers then by giving them a hand?

For This Labor Day We Need a Main Street Contract for the American People

Deborah Burger | Posted 11.02.2013 | Politics
Deborah Burger

In a week in which we honored the 50th anniversary of the historic 1963 March on Washington, this year's Labor Day is a good time to reflect on the broader vision of what it means to be a union member and a working class American.

Labor Day Thanks to the Freedom Fighters

Christine Pelosi | Posted 11.02.2013 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

This Labor Day comes at a time when public and private sector unions are under attack as never before. But today we fight back.

8 Inspiring Labor Day Quotes

Posted 09.02.2013 | Healthy Living

This Labor Day weekend, we'll be sure to savor every last drop of summer with backyard barbecues, extended sandy beach walks and some time in the sun....

9 Ways We're Better Off Now Than We Were On The First Labor Day

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 09.03.2013 | Business

In 1894, when Congress created the holiday now known as Labor Day, the world was a different place -- indeed, many states were still just baby territ...

The Depressing Reality About Labor Day

time.com | Posted 08.31.2013 | Business

Will you be barbecuing this Labor Day, or slaving away at the office? ...

11 Simple Pleasures To Savor This Weekend

Posted 08.31.2013 | Healthy Living

Rather than mourn the loss of summer this Labor Day weekend, we're taking a more positive approach: We're planning to savor every last drop of the sea...

You Need To Relax This Weekend. Here's How.

Posted 08.31.2013 | Healthy Living

If you're planning to get ahead on next week's workload this holiday weekend, we're here to offer a really crucial word of advice: Don't. If you r...

Guide To The Best Labor Day Weekend Ever

Broke Girls Guide | Posted 10.30.2013 | Los Angeles
Broke Girls Guide

Hooray! It's Labor Day! Well, almost. We're already savoring everything about this three-day weekend... especially the "three day" part. ...

Make This Labor Day Weekend a Time to Relax, Renew and Recharge

Nancy Brown | Posted 10.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

As we head into the Labor Day weekend, many Americans are looking forward to some well-deserved time off and relaxation. From a health standpoint, nothing could be better, especially if you're one of those people who make a habit of burning the candle at both ends.

Labor Day Weekend: 4 Reasons To Staycation

Caitlyn Becker | Posted 08.29.2013 | Travel
Caitlyn Becker

The end of summer is here (don't cry -- there is another one coming next year, I promise.) While everyone is crawling through bumper-to-bumper traffic to squeeze in their last summer getaway, I will be staycationing at home this Labor Day.

Great Day Trips for Labor Day Weekend

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.29.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Here it is. Your last (unofficial, anyway) weekend of summer. If you haven't booked a vacation yet, fear not. We've rounded up a few perfect day trips, so you'll have something cool to talk about around the water cooler Tuesday morning...

Hot Dogs Five Ways for Labor Day

One For The Table | Posted 08.28.2013 | Taste
One For The Table

A "hot dog bar" is the perfect solution to not feeling guilty about serving "hot dogs" at your next gathering.

Huffington Labor Day Issue: Invisible Casualties

Posted 09.03.2013 | Impact

This week in Huffington, we kick off a special HuffPost series on preventing suicide within the military, an issue that grows troublingly more prevale...

Six Picks for the Week Ahead from The Family Savvy

Sarah Bowman | Posted 10.26.2013 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

Labor Day weekend arrives with a plethora of street festival and fairs. Come one, come all and revel in the last days of summer. And, pssst... We have a few ways to get the kids ready for the classroom, as well.

America's Favorite Labor Day Weekend Destinations

trivago | Posted 10.26.2013 | Travel
trivago

Americans are packing up and heading out of town over the long weekend that traditionally marks the end of summer. The top 10 most searched Labor Day destinations are...

Do You Have Plans For Labor Day? (POLL)

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

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Concert Whereabouts (Sept. 4 - Sept. 9)

Ben E. Kessler | Posted 11.04.2012 | DC
Ben E. Kessler

Now that you have hopefully, and properly, celebrated the contributions of the labor movement to American society by enjoying a long weekend, it's time to get to work. But not work exactly. Actually, not work at all...

We Must Educate Younger People About Unions

Barbara J. Easterling | Posted 11.04.2012 | Education
Barbara J. Easterling

Our generation -- and those who came before us -- used our rights at work and in the community to create good jobs and good wages. We helped build strong neighborhoods where you could raise a family.

POLL: Do You Go To The Beach On Labor Day Weekend?

Posted 10.09.2012 | MarloThomas

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Hot Tips for a Low-Sodium BBQ

Jessica Goldman Foung | Posted 11.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Jessica Goldman Foung

This Labor Day, the BBQ will be the star of that end-of-summer party. But be aware that it can also be the culprit of a super high-sodium meal, easily accounting for upwards of 1,000 milligrams of sodium.

The Best Jobs In America

Posted 09.02.2012 | Business

Are you a fan of your job? If not, you may want to consider becoming an engineer or dental hygienist. That’s because those are some of the best ...

Award-Winning Dishes NOT To Include In Your Holiday BBQ Menu

Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.01.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Texans: They're just a different breed, aren't they? Well the Lone Star State has some suggestions for you if you're wondering what to serve at your Labor Day barbecue. You'll probably want to hide the menu from your cardiologist.

Healthy Ways To Make The Most Of Your Last Summer Weekend

Posted 09.01.2012 | Healthy Living

Even though the official first day of fall isn't for a few more (precious) weeks, Labor Day, by many accounts, is the unofficial end of summer. After ...