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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 International Labor Day a Public Holiday?

International 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.
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 International Labor Day

Read more about International Labor Day.

International Labor Day Observances

Note: If a public holiday falls on a weekend, workers are entitled to have the following day off as compensation.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2010SatMay 1International Labor DayNational holiday
2010MonMay 3International Labor Day observedNational holiday
2011SunMay 1International Labor DayNational holiday
2011MonMay 2International Labor Day observedNational holiday
2012TueMay 1International Labor DayNational holiday
2013WedMay 1International Labor DayNational holiday
2014ThuMay 1International Labor DayNational holiday
2015FriMay 1International Labor DayNational holiday
2016SunMay 1International Labor DayNational holiday
2016MonMay 2International Labor Day observedNational holiday
2017TueMay 2International Labor DayNational holiday
2018TueMay 1International Labor DayNational holiday
2019WedMay 1International Labor DayNational holiday
2020FriMay 1International Labor DayNational holiday

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