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Labor Day / May Day in Jamaica

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 / 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.

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 Labor Day / May Day

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Labor Day / May Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2010SunMay 23Labor Day / May DayPublic Holiday
2010MonMay 24Labor Day / May Day observedPublic Holiday
2011MonMay 23Labor Day / May DayPublic Holiday
2012WedMay 23Labor Day / May DayPublic Holiday
2013ThuMay 23Labor Day / May DayPublic Holiday
2014FriMay 23Labor Day / May DayPublic Holiday
2015SatMay 23Labor Day / May DayPublic Holiday
2015MonMay 25Labor Day / May Day observedPublic Holiday
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

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