How high was the Canadian unemployment rate in May, 2020? (File photo)

How high was the Canadian unemployment rate in May, 2020? (File photo)

QUIZ: How much do you really know about work and labour

The Labour Day weekend, in early September, is a time to celebrate workers

Labour Day is held on the first Monday of September to celebrate the achievements of workers.

In Canada, Labour Day has been observed since the 1880s, although its origins are earlier.

In recognition of the day and workers, here are a few questions about labour in workplaces and in popular culture. How many of these 12 questions can you answer correctly?

Good luck.


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