Labor Day facts to make you the Resident Smarty Pants at your weekend BBQ
The Muscular Dystrophy Association says comedian Jerry Lewis is no longer serving as the organization’s national chairman.
Despite the struggling economy, officials with the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon say contributions and pledges from this year’s Labor Day event totaled $58.9 million.
The holiday, which became a federal holiday in 1894, is observed every first Monday in September in honor of the contributions workers have made to the prosperity and well-being of our country. Labor Day is now celebrated as a day of rest and the unofficial end of summer.