50 Ways Unions Make Labor Day Special

Things that we can give Union credit for in making our Labor Days much more enjoyable:

Unions, and all of their courageous members, throughout history have fought very hard to protect the rights and improve the benefits of American workers. Here are just 50 reasons to show appreciation for them on this, and every, Labor Day.
1. Weekends Off
2. Lunch Breaks
3. Additional Breaks
4. Paid Vacation
5. Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
6. Sick Leave
7. Maternity Leave
8. Parental Leave
9. Military Leave
10. Minimum Wage
11. Overtime Pay (Time & 1/2 Pay)
12. Holiday Pay (Double Time Pay)
13. Pay Raises
14. Cost of Living Increases
15. Profit Sharing & Bonuses
16. Paid Training
17. Performance Reviews
18. Equal Pay Acts of 1963 & 2011
19. 8-Hour Work Day (F/T) 
20. 40 Hour Work Week (F/T)
21. Group Health Insurance
22. Group Dental Insurance
23. Group Prescription Insurance
25. Group Life Insurance
26. Group Vision Insurance
27. Workers' Compensation Insurance
28. Unemployment Insurance
29. Pensions
30. Retirement Accounts (401K)
31. Social Security
32. Tuition Reimbursement
33. Mileage Reimbursement
34. Travel Expense Reimbursement
35. Employee Assistance Programs
36. Collective Bargaining Rights
37. Right to Strike
38. Wrongful Termination Laws
39. Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA)
40. Whistleblower Protection Laws
41. Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)
42. Veteran's Employment & Training Services (VETS)
43. Child Labor Laws
44. Public Education for Children
45. Occupational Safety & Health Act (OSHA)
46. Workplace Safety Standards and Regulations
47. Civil Rights Act/Title VII - Prohibits Employer Discrimination
48. Sexual Harassment Laws
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
49. Privacy Rights
50. Laws Criminalizing Sweatshops.