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Labor Day messages to employees

Kelsey Kingdon

As the first Monday in September approaches, so does Labor Day – a time to honor workers’ contributions! It’s also an excellent opportunity to show your employees you value their hard work and dedication. In this article, we’ll delve into crafting impactful Labor Day messages, offering you five message examples and some helpful tips for effectively delivering them using email.

The significance of Labor Day

Labor Day signifies more than just a long weekend – it’s a time to recognize your employees’ commitment and effort into their roles. Acknowledging their dedication boosts morale and creates a sense of belonging within the company.

5 heartfelt Labor Day message examples 

Here are a few sample Labor Day messages you can send to your employees!

Message of gratitude

Subject Line: Celebrating Your Hard Work this Labor Day 🌟
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Hi, [Team/Employee Name]!
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As Labor Day approaches, we want to express our sincere gratitude for your dedication and contributions. Your hard work is the backbone of our success, and we’re grateful to have you on our team. Enjoy a well-deserved break, and know that your efforts are truly valued.
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Happy Labor Day!
[Name]

Team Accomplishments

Subject Line: Reflecting on Our Achievements this Labor Day 🏆
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Body:
Hey [Team/Department Name],
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This Labor Day, let’s celebrate our incredible achievements together. Each project completed and goal surpassed is a testament to your diligence and collaboration. Enjoy this day, knowing that your hard work has made a significant impact. Here’s to a fantastic team!
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Cheer!
[name]

Individual Appreciation

Subject Line: Happy Labor Day, [Employee Name]! 🎉
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Body:
Hey [Employee Name],
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On this Labor Day, we want to take a moment to honor you and your exceptional dedication. Your commitment to excellence and your unwavering work ethic inspire us all. Enjoy a relaxing day, and know that your contributions do not go unnoticed. Thank you for being an invaluable part of our team.
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Cheers!
[name]

Empowerment and Support

Subject Line: Empowering You this Labor Day and Beyond 💪
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Body:
Hi [Team/Employee Name]!
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Labor Day is a reminder of the power and potential that each of you brings to our organization. As we celebrate your hard work, remember that we’re here to support your growth and aspirations. Let’s continue to achieve great things together. Happy Labor Day!
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Cheers!

Looking Forward

Subject Line: Looking Ahead this Labor Day 🚀
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Body:
Hey [Team/Employee Name]!
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This Labor Day, let’s pause to celebrate our past achievements and embrace the opportunities that lie ahead. Your dedication is the driving force behind our progress, and we’re excited to embark on new ventures together. Here’s to a future filled with growth and success!
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Cheers!
[name]

Tips for delivering Labor Day messages via email

Personalization: Address employees by name, team, or department to make the message more meaningful.

Bonus: With a tool like Workshop, you can use merge tags and personalize your content for every recipient by using fields within your synced data source!

Clear Subject Lines: Use subject lines that clearly convey the purpose of the email. We also love adding emojis to our subject lines! It can give your email a little bit of extra personality.

Appreciation: Express genuine gratitude for their contributions and accomplishments. If you send individual appreciation messages to employees, express gratitude for a particular project or task they have been working on to make it feel extra personal and memorable.

Positive Tone: Keep the tone upbeat and positive to uplift their spirits.

Include Images, Video, or GIFs: Add visuals or video to your Labor Day messages! Including GIFs is one of our favorite ways to add personality to any internal email.

Call to Action: Encourage employees to reflect on their achievements and enjoy the holiday.

Delivery Timing: Send the email a day or two before Labor Day to set the tone for the celebration. 

Bonus: With a tool like Workshop, you can create all of your communications at once & schedule them to go out when you want: by time zone, at the end of a shift, you name it!

This Labor Day, take the chance to show your employees that their hard work doesn’t go unnoticed. Craft thoughtful messages that convey appreciation, empowerment, and optimism, and deliver them via email to spread positive energy across your organization. 

Happy Labor Day to you and your incredible team!

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