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Labor Day in South Korea

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 a Public Holiday?

Labor 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 Labor Day

Read more about Labor Day.

Labor Day Observances

Note: This day is marked as a holiday for most banks and other organizations in many parts of South Korea.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015FriMay 1Labor DayBank Holiday
2016SunMay 1Labor DayBank Holiday
2017MonMay 1Labor DayBank Holiday
2018TueMay 1Labor DayBank Holiday
2019WedMay 1Labor DayBank Holiday
2020FriMay 1Labor DayBank Holiday
2021SatMay 1Labor DayBank Holiday
2022SunMay 1Labor DayBank Holiday
2023MonMay 1Labor DayBank Holiday
2024WedMay 1Labor DayBank Holiday
2025ThuMay 1Labor DayBank Holiday

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