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A day in the life of workers around the world

Last updated on: September 6, 2012 12:16 IST

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Labour Day, the first Monday in September is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers.

The United States and Canada celebrated Labour Day on September 3.

Here is a look at workers around the world on Labour Day...

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Image: A Kashmiri man works in his paddy field in Srinagar.
Photographs: Danish Ismail/Reuters.

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Labourers work on the renovations of the Maracana Stadium for the 2014 World Cup in Rio de Janeiro. According to the consortium in charge, the construction of the stadium is 62 per cent complete.

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Photographs: Ricardo Moraes/Reuters.

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A car attendant places luggage in front of the Orient Express at the main railway station in Bucharest.

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Photographs: Radu Sigheti/Reuters.

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A health worker fumigates inside a home in Havana.

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Photographs: Desmond Boylan/Reuters.
Tags: , Havana

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A boy selling cotton candy waits for customer on the streets of Kathmandu.

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Photographs: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters.
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People march in the Charlotte Labor Day Parade in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Photographs: Eric Thayer/Reuters.

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A villager carries grass while walking through a dry dam as a result of a long drought period in the Bojonegoro district of Indonesia's East Java province.

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Photographs: Sigit Pamungkas/Reuters.

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Veterinarian Dr. Doug Mader, (center), ultrasounds an endangered hawksbill sea turtle at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital in Marathon, Florida in this handout photo.

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Photographs: Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/Handout/Reuters.

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Members of law enforcement line up before the Coalition to March on Wall Street South protest in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Photographs: Eric Thayer/Reuters.

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Participants in period costume take a break during anniversary celebrations of the battle of Borodino at the Borodino museum-reserve outside Moscow.

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Photographs: Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters.

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Staff work behind the scenes at the New Broadcasting House studio as Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, speaks on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show in London.

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Photographs: Jeff Overs/BBC/Handout/Reuters

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A Chinese construction worker gestures as he is photographed in Luanda.


Photographs: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters.
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