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How did Labor Day Come About?
The idea of Labor Day started in New York and in Canada in 1882, and first became a State holiday in Oregon in 1887. However, in 1892, a major railroad strike (The "Pullman" Strike) brought the flow of mail to a halt. There was a conflict between Federal agents and the Railway union - resulting in 13 deaths. The adoption of Labor Day as a federal holiday was a result of conclusion of that strike - by President Grover Cleveland in 1893.
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