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Workers' Day in Nigeria

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 Workers' Day a Public Holiday?

Workers' 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 Workers' Day

Read more about Workers' Day.

Workers' Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2010SatMay 1Workers' DayPublic Holiday
2011SunMay 1Workers' DayPublic Holiday
2012TueMay 1Workers' DayPublic Holiday
2013WedMay 1Workers' DayPublic Holiday
2014ThuMay 1Workers' DayPublic Holiday
2015FriMay 1Workers' DayPublic Holiday
2016SunMay 1Workers' DayPublic Holiday
2017MonMay 1Workers' DayPublic Holiday
2018TueMay 1Workers' DayPublic Holiday
2019WedMay 1Workers' DayPublic Holiday
2020FriMay 1Workers' DayPublic Holiday

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