LABOR DAY 2022 SEPTEMBER 4, 2022 Happy Labor Day!! Labor Day for many Americans is a three-day weekend that marks the end of the summer and the start of the school year. Nowadays, the holiday might be celebrated with anything from swimming at a beach or pool, grilling, or watching the first college football games of the season. But, how did the holiday come about? According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the holiday is observed the first Monday in September to celebrate the social and economic achievements of American workers.