Happy Labor Day 2017


First a bit of history courtesy of Wiki and the Department of Labor:

“Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of the country.

The holiday originated in Canada out of labor disputes in the 1870s, which resulted in legalized and protected union activity in 1872 in Canada. The parades held in support of Canadian organized labor led to an annual celebration in Canada. In 1882, American labor leader Peter J. McGuire witnessed one of these labor festivals in Toronto. Inspired from Canadian events in Toronto, he returned the USA, to New York and organized the first American “labor day” on September 5 of the same year.”

Here’s what it looks like out there in the United States right now (via Department of Labor).  If you have a job, be thankful, and compassionate to those who do not.

~As you all kick back and enjoy the holiday I think we should take the time to rank the 40k, Warmachine/Hordes and Fantasy nations from best to worst in their labor-relations practices in the comments. This ought to be good… To our non-American readers… GET BACK TO WORK! 🙂

  • dave long island

    “Labor is Life”…. Pfffttttt… People work themselves into an early grave for Federal Reserve Notes backed by nothing, for junk they don’t need made in Chinese slave camps and sold at giant chain stores that do not even close on Labor Day, and whose employees earn so little that they’re all eligible for food stamps. LOL… Great. Happy Labor Day…

  • dave long island

    This is hilarious… lol… For those of you outside the US, you may not be aware of the devastation Walmart stores have on communities here. It’s unbelievable how despicable that company is: https://youtu.be/3OxHXupqY-c