Tuesday, 21 August, 2018

Google Doodle's way to celebrate International Labour Day is unique

Google Doodle's way to celebrate International Labour Day is unique Google Doodle's way to celebrate International Labour Day is unique
Patty Aguilar | 01 May, 2018, 09:32

The day has often seen protests by various socialist and communist groups, and is an important holiday in communist countries like China, North Korea, Cuba and the former Soviet Union countries.

Today is International Labour Day, also known as International Worker's Day or May Day.

Labour is just not a person who work in the factories or at construction sites but also every individual who works in MNC and seats in front of the computer.

During industrialization in beginning of the 19th Century, the industrialists used to exploit the labour class and made them work up to 15 hours a day.

Labour Day, happens to be a public holiday in many countries, and is also celebrated as May Day in many European countries.

The labour movement was mainly focused to protect the common interest of workers.

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In connection with the day, news channels have prepared special programmes to create awareness among the masses about the rights of the labourers and to express solidarity with this vital segment of the society.

In his message, President Mamnoon Hussain said the policies of the current government were aimed at protecting the rights of labourers. At present, Many countries around the world including India has the law to work for 8 hours. It has its origins in the labour union movement specifically the eight-hour day movement which advocated eight hours for work, eight hours for recreation and eight hours for rest. The workers also demanded better wages, reasonable hours and safer working conditions.

May 1st is celebrated across the "International Labour Day".

In India, Labour Day is popularly known as May Day.

In India, Labour Day or May Day was celebrated for the first time in 1923 when the Labour Kisan Party organised the May Day celebrations in Chennai (then Madras).

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