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Labour Day in Iceland

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 Labour Day a Public Holiday?

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

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 Labour Day

Read more about Labour Day.

Labour Day Observances

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

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