◎ Understanding Labor Day: History, Significance, and Holiday Duration

What is labor day?

Chinese Labor Day is a legal holiday in China, usually held on May 1 every year. It is a festival established to commemorate and celebrate the hard work and contributions of working people. China’s Labor Day originated from the labor movement in the early 20th century, aiming to advocate workers’ rights and improve working conditions. On this day, various forms of celebrations, including rallies, parades, theatrical performances, etc., will be held in many places to recognize the hard work of workers. In addition, China’s Labor Day is also a national shopping season, and many merchants will launch promotions to attract consumers to shop.

Why is Labor Day in China on May 1st?

China’s Labor Day is celebrated on May 1st and originated from the international labor movement. International Labor Day originated from the struggles of the working class in the 19th century, first commemorating the chronic marches and protests in Chicago on May 1, 1886. This event, a campaign for an eight-hour work day, became known as the “Chronic March” and led to the global expansion of the labor movement. Later, the international community gradually designated May 1 as International Labor Day to commemorate this historical event and express respect and support for the working class.

China’s Labor Day was influenced by the International Labor Day. In 1949, after the founding of the People’s Republic of China, the Chinese government officially designated May 1 as National Labor Day. This measure aims to commemorate the struggle of the working class, promote the spirit of labor, and promote social harmony and stability. Therefore, the date of Labor Day in China is consistent with the International Labor Day, which is on May 1 every year.

What exactly is Labor Day celebrated for?

The purpose of celebrating Labour day is to commemorate and commend the hard work of the working class, promote the spirit of labor, promote social respect for labor and workers’ values, and also to advocate and safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of workers. Labor Day is an affirmation and respect for workers, and a recognition and reward from society for their labor and contributions.

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Labor Day aims to remind people that labor is the foundation and source of power for social development, emphasizing the importance of labor to individuals, families and society as a whole. By celebrating Labor Day, society can pay attention to issues such as working conditions, working environment, and labor remuneration, promote the harmonious development of labor relations, and promote social progress and development.

In addition, Labour day is also a time for rest and relaxation, giving workers the opportunity to enjoy a period of rest and entertainment, adjust their body and mind, and enhance their enthusiasm and productivity at work. Labour day is not only a respect for workers, but also a respect for the fruits of their labor. It is also a manifestation of social civilization and progress.

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How long is the Labor Day holiday in China?

Labor Day is usually a three-day holiday before 2020. From May 1st to May 3rd every year, workers across the country can enjoy this long holiday. Sometimes the government will adjust holiday arrangements based on specific circumstances to make holidays more flexible and reasonable. After 2020, there will usually be a 5-day holiday. The Chinese government allows workers to have more time to relax or travel.

How will the CDOE Labor Day holiday be held in 2024?

Our team at CDOE will be taking a well-deserved break from May 1st to May 5th to celebrate the May Day holiday. We’ll be back to assist you on May 6th! During this time, feel free to browse our website for product information and place orders. Wishing everyone a joyful holiday season!

What channels can you use to contact us during labor holidays?

Method 1:Email

Send an email to the official email cdoe@cncdoe.com to ask your questions or needs. Although there may be delays in responding during May day, we will usually process your email and get back to you as quickly as possible.

Method 2:Telephone form

If there is an emergency or you need immediate communication, you can call +86 13968754347. During Labor Day, some of our employees will be on duty at the factory.

Method 3:E-commerce platform online customer service

We provide online customer service services on Alibaba International Station and AliExpress e-commerce platform. You can contact us through these channels to ask your questions and seek help.

Method 5:Social application

We have customer service on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter platforms. You can send messages or leave messages through these channels to communicate with us.

Despite the May day holidays, we will still be operating some services to meet our customers’ basic needs and emergencies.Finally, I wish you all a happy holiday.


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