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Workers' Day in South Africa

May Day, or Labor Day, is a public holiday in many countries worldwide. It usually occurs around May 1, but the date varies across countries. It is associated the start of spring as well as the celebration of workers.

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May Day, known as Labor Day in some countries, is a day of rest and is usually held in the spring.
May Day, known as Labor Day in some countries, is a day of rest and is usually held in the spring.
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About Workers' Day

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Workers' Day Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
SatMay 12010Workers' DayPublic Holiday
SunMay 12011Workers' DayPublic Holiday
MonMay 22011Workers' Day observedPublic Holiday
TueMay 12012Workers' DayPublic Holiday
WedMay 12013Workers' DayPublic Holiday
ThuMay 12014Workers' DayPublic Holiday
FriMay 12015Workers' DayPublic Holiday
SunMay 12016Workers' DayPublic Holiday
MonMay 22016Workers' Day observedPublic Holiday
MonMay 12017Workers' DayPublic Holiday
TueMay 12018Workers' DayPublic Holiday
WedMay 12019Workers' DayPublic Holiday
FriMay 12020Workers' DayPublic Holiday

Quick Facts

May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.

Workers' Day 2016

Sunday, May 1, 2016
Monday, May 2, 2016 – Observed date

Workers' Day 2017

Monday, May 1, 2017

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List of dates for other years

Other holidays in May 2016 in South Africa

Fun Holiday on May 1, 2016

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