Tuesday, September 3, 2019 / by Leticia Almaro Nicolini
September Newsletter 2019
Labor Day Remains
EHT SDRAWKCAB YADILOH
Happy September and Happy Labor Day! It is nearly fall and we are here again to share our September Newsletter with our readers. In case you aren’t sure of the title… it's Labor Day. The Backwards Holiday. I wonder why it’s named Labor Day and can’t help making this point. Since it’s a Holiday intended to be just that, a Holiday! I would think a better name may be Relax Day or Lazy Day or Off Day or Sleep in Day, something other than Labor Day. After all, we know what Labor means. And many will likely be celebrating Labor Day by Laboring.
Labor Day came about because workers felt they were spending too many hours and days on the job.
In the 1830's, 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 work day. 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 show that 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 actually in favor of giving workers more time off. That’s 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 in the late 1800's and early 1900's, it became important for businesses to find consumers interested in buying the products and services being produced in ever greater amounts.
A Real Estate Team That Gives Back
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 helping you and those you know buy or sell the place they call home. In fact it's a race to help as many as possible so we can GIVE more away.
A CORE philosophy in our team is ‘the size of the hole you receive thru is directly proportionate to the size of
the hole you give thru’. This is why our Mission is to Go Serve Big!!! Serve you, serve those you refer to us and of course, serve a very worthy cause. Such as the great work being done at Rotary Club of Concord. I do my best to remind you that YOUR referrals help the kids… Through our Go Serve Big mission, we are on a mission to raise $10,000 for Rotary by donating a portion of our income from home sales to them.
A top priority for Rotary is growing and diversifying their membership to make sure they reflect the communities they serve. They’re creating an organization that is more open and inclusive, builds goodwill, and benefits our communities. I want people with differing perspectives and ideas who will help Rotary take action to create lasting change in communities around the world. Through Rotary, you'll find unique opportunities to get involved. Everyone is welcome in Rotary. As a non profit, they depend on sponsorship and donations to continue their leading-edge care and keep family’s expenses to a minimum.
YOUR REFERRALS REALLY DO HELP THE KIDS…
Anyone you know considering buying or selling a home please refer them on over to my real estate sales team. I assure you they will receive our award-winning service, and a very worthy cause will benefit as well. Simply call me direct at 925-217-7720 or forward my number on. As you will see throughout this month’s homeward bound, pictures are worth more than words. Whether it's the smiling faces of beautiful young people gaining a chance at long life, or the determined faces of our great team of people working to help, we are committed to the mission of Go Serve Big!!!
P.S. It’s easy to refer those you know considering buying or selling a home.
Just call me at 925.216.7720 or pass on my number.
You can go to www.ReferralsHelpRotary.com to donate to Rotary.
If you would like to read more of our September Newsletter click on the picture below. Or you can check out some of our other blog posts. We have previous newsletters such as this one and a few articles on more of the behind the scenes of real estate.