Looking ahead: Labor Day celebrates our workforce and the contributions they have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. Our workforce has helped the United States emerge as one of the most technologically advanced nations in the world. It has been innovations in technologies that have created new jobs, new industries and new opportunities. Through technology, our workforce has kept pace with upgraded skills and abilities used every day to shape America’s success. We celebrate and are grateful to those American workers who helped us achieve the high standard of living we enjoy today. Read