Tag Archives : Labor Day

Health

Labor Day Web Watch: A Message from Hilda Solis (VIDEO)

By Women's Voices For Change
Labor Secretary Hilda Solis has been busy since WVFC profiled her a few months ago. In the department's first-ever Labor Day video, Solis discusses the U.S.' current unemployment numbers, and explores prospects for growing America's workforce in the days to come.
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Lifestyle

Labor Day’s ambivalent spark

By Diane Vacca
Labor Day is a bittersweet time: Janus-like, the end of summer and the start of the academic year have me looking forward and back at the same time. I don’t want summer to end— night falls sooner and cooler, a sure harbinger of cold, dark winter nights to come, when green turns dry and brown, its life drained into the…
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Lifestyle

Labor Days and September Beginnings

By Julia L. Kay
Labor Day weekend has always been a time of transitions for me, starting with the earliest and biggest transition I’ve ever gone through: September 2, 1962, when my mother labored on Labor Day and brought me into the world. Officially marking the passage of my years has thus also always coincided with one of the biggest seasonal transitions visually, when…
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