Mobile, AL -
The Labor Day parade is going on in downtown Mobile. The parade, sponsored by the Southwest Alabama Labor Council, consists of 34 units, along with 6 high school bands which include: Blount, Citronelle, LeFlore, Murphy, Vigor, and Williamson.
The labor council says, "The Labor Day celebrates working men and women in this country, from the entry level to the CEO, from the individuals who build the bridges to the truck drivers and bus drivers who across them, from the Doctors and Nurses who care for us to the patients who need their service, from the folks who cook and serve to those who enjoy the benefits of their labor, from the guys and gals who ensure our power and communications systems, to those who bring us the news from around the world as well a locally, to the firemen and police officers who protect and rescue us on a daily basis, just to name a few that comprise our workforce. Most of us aren't aware of the wide array of individuals it takes to build and maintain our country. A day's work is a day's work, no matter the actual job. We honor and recognize the working men and women who built this nation through sweat, sacrifice and innovation."