International Worker’s Day 2021: History, Significance, Quotes

  • International Worker’s Day 2021: This day is celebrated to honor the struggles of many workers, their hard work and their reforms across the world. thus, may 1 is celebrated as international worker’s day every year. 
  • The International labour organization is a UN agency, which mainly deals with labour issues and works towards the rising standards of labours across the world.
  • This day is a celebration of the labour and the working class. Although the key problems to deal with it is eradicating forced labours,  demand for minimum wage workers, Protecting the rights of migrants workers among others etc. 

History 

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In many countries, the worker’s day or labour’s day is considered to be as a public holiday for the citizens. This day is beginning to be celebrated across the world after the incident happened on May 4, 1886, in Chicago.

That incident is popularly known as the “Haymarket affair” was a general affair where people used to work an eight-hour shift. Which the police were trying to disperse. Even though suddenly a person throw a bomb at some members of the police. Therefore, in response to this, the police charged an opening fire at the crowd and killed the four people.  

Quotes 

  • “No work is insignificant. All labour that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence”.
  • “Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work, one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it”.
  • “There is precious little hope to be got out of whatever keeps us industrious. But there is a chance for us whenever we cease work and become stargazers”.
  • “As we celebrate Labor Day, we honour the men and women who fought tirelessly for workers’ rights. They are so critical to our strong and successful labour force”.
  • “Labour is the ladder through which human dignity and creative excellence are expressed”.
  • “Celebrate workers; celebrate the existence and growth of every nation”.
  • “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do”.
  • “The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work”.
  • “Labour Day is the time to enjoy the fruits of your hard work and Labour. It is the time to relax and enjoy a comfortable day after working hard to finish your duties”.
  • “Work is an extension of the personality. It is an achievement. It is one of the ways in which a person defines himself, measures his worth, and his humanity”.

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Labour day In India 

In India, the labour days was started in Chennai by the year 1923 in Hindustan’s labour Kisan party. This day was started to give people a national holiday on May 1. Labour day or workers day is also known as Maharashtra day or Gujarat’s day. On this day in 1960, two states were attained statehood after Bombay had divided into linguistic lines. 

Worker’s Day Messages 2021 

Hard work will never fail you. Happy Labour Day. True liberty lies in hard work. Rest has meaning in diligence. Happy Labour Day! A worker is a creator and a great asset to every nation. Happy Workers’ DayCelebrate workers; celebrate the existence and growth of every nation. Happy Workers’ Day! Labour is the ladder through which human dignity and creative excellence are expressed. Happy Labour Day.

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