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Happy Labor Day | September 2023 Newsletter

Friday, September 1, 2023   /   by Emman Cristobal

Happy Labor Day | September 2023 Newsletter


In case you are not sure of the title... It’s Labor Day. The Backwards Holiday. Every year when it rolls around, I wonder why is it named Labor Day? Since it’s a holiday intended to be just that, a holiday – I would think a better name might be Relax Day or Lazy Day or Sleep-in Day? Maybe even Do-Nothing Day? Something other than Labor Day. After all, we know what labor means. And many will likely be laboring on Labor Day like any other work day.
Labor Day came about because workers felt they were spending too many hours and days on the job.
In the 1830s, manufacturing workers were putting in 70-hour weeks on average. Sixty years later, in 1890, hours of work had dropped, although the average manufacturing  worker still toiled in a factory 60 hours a week. These long working hours caused many union organizers to focus on winning a shorter eight-hour workday. They also focused on getting workers more days off, such as the Labor Day holiday and reducing the workweek to just six days. 
These early organizers clearly won since the most recent data shows the average person working in manufacturing is employed for a bit over 40 hours a week and most people
work only five days a week. 
Surprisingly, many politicians and business owners were in favor of giving workers more time off. That is because workers who had no free time were not able to spend their wages on traveling, entertainment or dining out. 
As the U.S. economy expanded beyond farming and basic manufacturing in the late 1800s and early 1900s, it became important for businesses to find consumers interested in buying the products and services being produced in ever greater amounts. Shortening the work week was one way of turning the working class into the consuming class.
So, to celebrate the month of September and the affection for laboring, I have a special announcement to make: I will be laboring, but for a very special reason. My team and I are dedicated to helping you & those you know buy or sell the place you call home. YOUR referrals can also help us meet our challenge to GIVE more away.
A CORE philosophy at our team is ‘the size of the portal you give through is directly related to the size of the portal you receive through’. Therefore, our Mission is to Go Serve Big!!! Serve you, serve those you refer to us and of course, serve a very worthy cause… the great work being done at Rotary Club of Concord. 

OUR GUARANTEE to you, your friends, and family—

For the month of July, anyone you refer to me who is considering making a move, I will guarantee in writing that their home will sell or we will buy it at a price acceptable to them. We just need to agree on the price and possession date with the seller. This is where you can help!

There is some risk on my part in making such an incredible guarantee, but we are selling just about every home we list for market value, sometimes more, so there is no reason for any homeowner to fret about selling right now.


As a result of working with over 5,000 families during my 20+ year career and through three documented recessions, we have developed a special market-proof program to quickly get an acceptable cash offer on any home at market value.


A real estate team with experience, proven results and a give-back philosophy! This is where you come in… If you or anyone you know is considering making a move, we would like to offer them a FREE No-Obligation-to-Sell Consultation to discuss just how they can make their move, get what they want and do it with the least amount of hassle.

Just like we are thankful for you and your business, I am confident your referrals will be thanking you for steering them in the right direction to getting their home sold!!!

AND please remember, your REFERRALS help those in need!

Rotary is where neighbors, friends and problem-solvers share ideas, join leaders and take action to change lives locally and around the world.

As part of our Go Serve Big mission statement, we are on a mission to raise $10,000 for the Rotary Club of  Concord. Whether it’s providing food for the struggling and hungry through a joint partnership with many food pantries, assisting seniors in their homes with small repairs, distributing dictionaries to 3rd graders,  painting USA maps at schoolyards, helping restore the landscape at the Historical Society or beautifying  Newhall Park, Rotary leads the way in restoring lives one person and one community at a time.

For more than 110 years, Rotary International has bridged cultures and connected continents to champion peace, fight illiteracy and poverty, save mothers & children, provide clean water and sanitation, support education, grow local economies, protect the environment and fight disease. 

Please make sure to read the attached story. You will see why we love supporting Rotary!

YOUR REFERRALS HELP THE COMMUNITY overcome sickness, pain and setbacks. Who do you know that is considering buying or selling a home that would benefit from our award-winning service and feel good about making a difference? Just give us a call!

Go Serve Big!!!
Leticia Almaro Nicolini
& The Almaro Team