Labor Day, which takes place this year on Monday, Sept. 3, celebrates the many social and economic achievements of American workers: the 40-hour workweek, the 8-hour workday, the right to be safe in the workplace, a minimum wage, pensions, health insurance and many other benefits.
Today we'll head to a barbecue or enjoy the hot bargains in store for shoppers at Labor Day sales. We'll relax, enjoy our day off from work and say thanks.
Here is a list of what’s open and what’s closed in observance of the holiday:
Most government offices will be closed Monday.
will be closed Monday. Express mail will be delivered.
Trash will not be picked up on Monday (Monday pick-ups will be on Tuesday). Trash collection will be one day late for the remainder of the week.
Most grocery stores and supermarkets are open with regular hours Monday.
Most banks and credit unions will be closed.
The Chatsworth, Porter Ranch and Northridge libraries will be closed Monday.
Most medical providers will be closed Monday, with a few exceptions.
All area schools will be closed Monday.
All Metro-operated buses and trains will operate on a Sunday schedule.
For information on Metro schedules, visit metro.net, or call 800-COMMUTE.
Metrolink trains will not be operating, except for two round trips
between Union Station and Lancaster on the Antelope Valley Line. Regular
service will resume Tuesday. For train schedules, visit metrolinktrains.com
or call 800-371- LINK.
Convenience stores and most retail stores will be open. Look for those deep Labor Day discounts!