why International Workers' Day is celebrated

Commemorates Haymarket affair: It honors the Haymarket affair of 1886 in Chicago, where workers protesting for an eight-hour workday clashed with police, resulting in casualties on both sides.

Labor movement solidarity: It's a day for workers around the world to show solidarity with each other and celebrate the achievements of the labor movement.

Fight for worker's rights: It serves as a reminder of the ongoing fight for better working conditions, fair wages, and workers' rights.

Recognition of worker contributions: It recognizes the essential contributions that workers make to society and the economy.

Promote social justice: It promotes social justice and calls for an end to exploitation in the workplace.

Raise awareness of labor issues: It raises awareness of current labor issues and promotes discussion about how to improve the lives of working people.

Political and social change: In some countries, it's a day for workers to call for political and social change. This might involve demonstrations or rallies.

Celebratory events: It's also a day for celebration with parades, festivals, and other events organized by labor unions and worker organizations.