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Labor Day / May Day in Jamaica

Labor Day is also known as May Day and is a public holiday in many countries across the world. It usually occurs around May 1, but the date can vary.

Is Labor Day / May Day a Public Holiday?

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

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Labor Day, also known as May Day, is a day of rest and is usually held in early May.

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About Labor Day / May Day

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Labor Day / May Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016MonMay 23Labor Day / May DayPublic Holiday
2017TueMay 23Labor Day / May DayPublic Holiday
2018WedMay 23Labor Day / May DayPublic Holiday
2019ThuMay 23Labor Day / May DayPublic Holiday
2020SatMay 23Labor Day / May DayPublic Holiday
2020MonMay 25Labor Day / May Day observedPublic Holiday
2021SunMay 23Labor Day / May DayPublic Holiday
2021MonMay 24Labor Day / May Day observedPublic Holiday
2022MonMay 23Labor Day / May DayPublic Holiday
2023TueMay 23Labor Day / May DayPublic Holiday
2024ThuMay 23Labor Day / May DayPublic Holiday
2025FriMay 23Labor Day / May DayPublic Holiday
2026SatMay 23Labor Day / May DayPublic Holiday
2026MonMay 25Labor Day / May Day observedPublic Holiday

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