It's easy to enjoy a three-day weekend without even thinking about what the holiday is all about. I was reminded about Labor Day's true meaning when I saw this graphic
(The artwork is by Ricardo Levins Morales, and if you visit my office, you may see a couple of his other designs.)
A lot of the rights that we take for granted came from organized labor movements, and on Labor Day, we should think about this important history, as well as the work that still needs to be done.
To learn more, here's a great summary.