This year’s Labor Day is the 100th year celebration

According to the article entitled, “The First Labor Day and other pre-World War II milestones in the workers’ movement in the Philippines”, published by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines, Labor Day in the Philippines is first celebrated on May 01, 1913. Basically, today is the 100th year celebration of the day specially given for the movers of the nation – the labors or the “manggagawa”.

It was also in the year 1913 where the First National Labor Congress was formed driven by the Labor movement held in Azcarraga St. (now, CM Recto) in Manila.


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