6 things you didn't know about Labor Day

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">The first Labor Day was celebrated on September 5, 1882 in New York City. The parade consisted of around 10,000 workers. (AP)</span></div>
Labor Day is commonly associated with barbecues, beach hangouts and just an overall enjoyment of that last morsel of Summer goodness. Often seen as the last unofficial day of Summer vacation and a precious three-day weekend in the working world, Labor Day is cherished by citizens of all shapes and sizes. Here are six things you didn't know about Labor Day.
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