Do Amish take Labor Day off?
Some do, others don’t. If you’re Amish and work for someone, it would depend on your employer. Amish schedules typically differ from English ones, taking into account more religious holidays.
Amish appreciate working for Amish employers, who follow the same holiday schedule and may grant employees time off for weddings. In Amish Enterprise, Kraybill and Nolt describe the schedule of an Amish entrepreneur who employs both Amish and non-Amish workers.
Among other free days, non-Amish employees are given time off for Memorial Day, July Fourth, and Labor Day. In place of these holidays, Amish are exempt from working on Ascension Day, Pentecost Monday, and Fall Fast Day.
In the spirit of the day, Amish at work…
…and at play:
Hope you’re enjoying the Labor Day weekend.
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