Workers day. On 1 May, South Africa will enjoy Worker's Day (effectively a May Day holiday). Worker's Day celebrates the role played by Trade Unions, the Communist Party and other labour movements in the struggle against Apartheid. May Day, as we know it refers to various socialist and labour movement.

Workers day

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Workers day. Each year, people across the globe take to the streets to commemorate International Workers' Day, or May Day. In dozens of countries, May Day is an official holiday, and for labour rights campaigners it is particularly important. In the United States, it is symbolic of past labour struggles against a host of.

Workers day

The following countries have a public holiday named Workers' Day: Its history is closely linked to the labour movement and the May Day celebrations celebrated in other parts of the world. Workers' Day is a national public holiday in South Africa and since , it is being celebrated on 1 May each year. It has its origins within the historical struggles of workers and their trade unions internationally for solidarity between working people in their struggles to win fair employment standards and more importantly, to establish a culture of human and worker rights and to ensure that these are enshrined in international law and the national law of those countries aligned to the International Labour Organisation.

In pre South Africa, the demand for the annual observance of the day as a public holiday became a rallying point for workers and their trade unions and was one of a number of annually significant days to symbolize and mobilise resistance to the Apartheid government and its racial policies.

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