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Labor Day in Egypt

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 with the start of spring as well as the celebration of workers.

Is Labor Day a Public Holiday?

Labor Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2020 it falls on a Friday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Friday opening hours.

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 Labor Day

Read more about Labor Day.

Labor Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015FriMay 1Labor DayNational holiday
2016SunMay 1Labor DayNational holiday
2017MonMay 1Labor DayNational holiday
2018TueMay 1Labor DayNational holiday
2019WedMay 1Labor DayNational holiday
2020FriMay 1Labor DayNational holiday
2021SatMay 1Labor DayNational holiday
2022SunMay 1Labor DayNational holiday
2023MonMay 1Labor DayNational holiday
2024WedMay 1Labor DayNational holiday
2025ThuMay 1Labor DayNational holiday

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