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Labour Day in Malaysia

Labor Day is also known as International Workers’ Day and May Day. It’s a public holiday in many countries worldwide. It usually occurs around May 1, but several countries observe it on other dates.

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.

A young girl laying in the grass in the spring sun surrounded by daisies.

Labor Day is often used as a day to defend workers’ rights.

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About Labour Day

Read more about Labour Day.

Labour Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017MonMay 1Labour DayFederal Public Holiday
2018TueMay 1Labour DayFederal Public Holiday
2019WedMay 1Labour DayFederal Public Holiday
2020FriMay 1Labour DayFederal Public Holiday
2021SatMay 1Labour DayFederal Public Holiday
2022SunMay 1Labour DayFederal Public Holiday
2022WedMay 4Labour Day observedFederal Public Holiday
2023MonMay 1Labour DayFederal Public Holiday
2024WedMay 1Labour DayFederal Public Holiday
2025ThuMay 1Labour DayFederal Public Holiday
2026FriMay 1Labour DayFederal Public Holiday
2027SatMay 1Labour DayFederal Public Holiday

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