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Labor Day 2017 Offers 'Kairos Moment,' U.S. Bishops Say
Labor Day 2017 Offers 'Kairos Moment,' U.S. Bishops Say

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Labor Day weekend offers an opportunity to identify and support cooperative initiatives that honor workers, ensure safe working conditions and provide just wages, says the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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5 Ways to Reduce the Demand for Labor Trafficking
5 Ways to Reduce the Demand for Labor Trafficking

By: Nell Green
For every one victim of sex trafficking in the U.S., there are nine victims of labor trafficking. We must recognize and address labor trafficking with the same vigilance as sex trafficking. Here are 5 ways to do that.

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What is Your Church Doing for Labor Day Services?
What is Your Church Doing for Labor Day Services?

By: Zach Dawes
To aid local churches and their leaders in preparing for the Labor Day holiday, EthicsDaily.com is running a two-part series this week, starting with this column featuring resources to help plan holiday services.

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Labor Day: Thinking About Work from Christian Perspective
Labor Day: Thinking About Work from Christian Perspective

By: Bill Tillman
Labor Day. Little is said about it from biblical, theological and ethical perspectives. This allows the culture to shape our attitudes on work and money. It's time for churches and ministers to add their voices.

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Catholic Bishops Call Attention to Work, Family Issues
Catholic Bishops Call Attention to Work, Family Issues

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Calling attention to widespread poverty facing middle and rural America, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a Labor Day letter focused on the challenges facing U.S. workers and families.

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Labor, Wages Often Overlooked as Sermon Topics
Labor, Wages Often Overlooked as Sermon Topics

By: Zach Dawes
Working conditions, treatment of employees and balancing labor with rest are poignant topics as Labor Day nears. The Bible says much about labor and wages, but they're often overlooked sermon topics.

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Connecting God's Kingdom to Your Daily Labors
Connecting God's Kingdom to Your Daily Labors

By: Zach Dawes
How do you embody God's Kingdom in your day-to-day life? Labor Day offers you a time to reflect on this connection so the good news does not become disconnected from your life.

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What do you do when the dance is done?
Still... what do you do when the dance is done? I mean after you’ve had that good, long sigh. After the Sunday afternoon nap. With the afterglow of such a wonderful occasion still warming your heart, what do you do next? How in the world do you follow up? You go back to work, that’s what you do.
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Labor Day and Faith: Rauschenbusch's Prayers for Workers
Labor Day and Faith: Rauschenbusch's Prayers for Workers

In the late 1800s, Walter Rauschenbusch grasped the plight of the ordinary U.S. worker, who often worked long hours and for low wages. His series of prayers reflected their struggles.

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18 Resources for Labor Day Reflection from EthicsDaily.com
18 Resources for Labor Day Reflection from EthicsDaily.com
Labor Day weekend offers ministers an opportunity to discuss Christian perspectives on work, and EthicsDaily.com's columnists have written nearly 20 articles on the subject.
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Labor Day Study Finds Growing Pay Gap Between U.S. CEOs, Workers
The CEOs of large American corporations made as much money in one day as the average worker earned over an entire year, according to an annual study timed for release around Labor Day.
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Organized Labor Still Alive and Well

Labor Day is coming up. In the United States, as with most legally mandated Monday holidays, in the minds of most it has lost any inspirational significance and has become just another three-day weekend.

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Join Me in the Labor Movement

This is one Labor Day article that isn't going to start by moaning about what lousy shape the American labor movement is in. You'll read that in the mainstream press on Monday, mark my words. They'll drone on about " the old gray labor movement, she ain't what she used to be."

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Good News For American Workers

For too long, church folk have limited the gospel in the workplace to personal evangelism, chaplaincy and counseling. These aren't just good; they are great. But what about ethics? Our faith should inform our daily lives.

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Shine Faith's Light on Work This Labor Day

Despite the importance of work, the theme is rarely addressed at church. Yet the Scriptures are full of references to work. Can you name some?

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