ORDINARY FACTS

Good morning, hello Monday, it is a public holiday as it is Labour Day here. So here are five facts about Labour Day……………

This annual public holiday celebrates the eight hour working day a victory for workers in the 1850’s.

Labour Day is celebrated on different days in different states and territories.

In Tasmania it is called Eight Hour Day

People of course still work on Labour Day but many places such as banks, schools and post offices are closed

Many people are paid time and a half or double time when they work on a public holiday.

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