Happy Labor Day. Now that September is upon us, remember:
2. Air out woolens.
3. Buy leaf bags.
4. Do not wear white shoes after September 7th.
Persons in the continental United States wearing white shoes past that date are assumed to be illegal aliens from the Southern Hemisphere, and will be treated accordingly. You have been warned.
“Why Can’t You Wear White After Labor Day?” Kathy Benjamin, Mental Floss
“The Reason(s) Behind the No-White-After-Labor-Day Rule (Blame the One Percent!),” John Surico, Village Voice
Why We Can’t Wear White After Labor Day,” Laura Fitzpatrick, Time
“When Labor Day Meant Something,” Chad Broughton, The Atlantic
“How Labor Day Was Celebrated When Unions Were on the Rise,” Eliza Berman, TIME
“Early Labor Day parades included cigar-making, beer, and proposed live animal slaughter,” Phil Edwards, Vox
“8 facts about American workers,” Sara Kehaulani Goo, Pew Research Center
“US unions are shrinking. These 7 charts show what that means.” Danielle Kurtzleben, Vox
“Why white men hate unions,” Edward McClelland, Salon
“More Workers Are Claiming ‘Wage Theft,’” Steve Greenhouse,New York Times
“No union mines left in Kentucky, where labor wars once raged,” Dylan Lovan, Associated Press
“Workers Organize, but Don’t Unionize, to Get Protection Under Labor Law,” Steven Greenhouse. New York Times
“Labor Day Is a Scam To Keep You Poor and Miserable Forever,” Ken Layne, Gawker
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