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Labour Day Quiz: Monday 26th October 2020

Labour day is also referred as _________ in many other countries

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International Workers' Day, also known as Labour Day in some countries and often referred to as May Day, is a celebration of labourers and the working classes that is promoted by the international labour movement and occurs every year on May Day (1 May).

The person who demanded the right for 8hrs work day in New Zealand

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Which is the biggest trade union in the world?

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Size matters in industrial disputes, and the All-China Federation of Trade Unions is the world’s largest by far, counting 190 million members today. Like many other trade unions, the ACFTU was considered a revolutionary organization upon its formation in 1925. The Chiang Kai-Shek government tried to restrict its activities, and members were imprisoned and executed for sedition. After Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution in the 1960s, the ACFTU was banned again, re-emerging after Mao’s death.

How to say labour in Maori

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What was Samuel Parnell profession?

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Samuel Parnell was an English carpenter who immigrated to the Wellington area in 1839.

Labour Day is the 3rd last public holiday we have in a year. How many in total?

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New Year’s Day — Wednesday 1 January, Day after New Year’s Day — Thursday 2 January, Waitangi Day — Thursday 6 February, Good Friday — Friday 10 April, Easter Monday — Monday 13 April, Anzac Day — Saturday 25 April or Monday 27 April, Queen’s Birthday — Monday 1 June, Labour Day — Monday 26 October, Christmas Day — Friday 25 December, Boxing Day — Saturday 26 December or Monday 28 December

Keeping aside countries like New Zealand and Australia, when is labour day celebrated in most of the countries?

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For most countries, Labour Day is synonymous with, or linked with, International Workers' Day, which occurs on 1 May. For other countries, Labour Day is celebrated on a different date, often one with special significance for the labour movement in that country. Labour Day is a public holiday in many countries.

The person who offered the job to Samuel Parnell?

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On the journey, one of Samuel’s fellow passengers, a shipping agent, George Hunter, asked him to build him a store.

What was Samuel Parnell's demand when he was offered the job?

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George Hunter, asked him to build him a store. Samuel responded: “I will do my best, but I must make this condition, Mr Hunter, that on the job the hours shall only be eight for the day … There are twenty-four hours per day given us; eight of these should be for work, eight for sleep, and the remaining eight for recreation and in which for men to do what little things they want for themselves. I am ready to start tomorrow morning at eight o’clock, but it must be on these terms or none at all”

When would you celebrate labour's day in US and Canada

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Labor Day, is a legal holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September in the United States, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Canal Zone, and the Virgin Islands. Canada also celebrates Labour Day on the same day. Recent research seems to support the contention that Matthew Maguire proposed the holiday in 1882 while serving as secretary of the Central Labor Union in New York. The first Labor Day holiday was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882, in New York City, in accordance with the plans of the Central Labor Union.

Labour Day Quiz: Monday 26th October 2020
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