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  Reply # 706468 25-Oct-2012 18:56 Send private message

old3eyes: Was just wondering why Labor Day this year was a week erlier than previous years. Anyone know??


it not - the time for labour day is 4th Monday in October - this year 1st was monday and is why it feel earlier then last year

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  Reply # 706565 25-Oct-2012 22:24 Send private message

bagheera:
old3eyes: Was just wondering why Labor Day this year was a week erlier than previous years. Anyone know??


it not - the time for labour day is 4th Monday in October - this year 1st was Monday and is why it feel earlier then last year


As above - people generally "expect"  it to be the last Monday in October.  Mostly it is, because the 4th Monday is almost always the 4th Monday - but as bagheera noted, the 4th Monday this year was not the last Monday!!!





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