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Questions - Labor Day - August 26-27, 2013

35% Celebrate Labor Day to Honor Working Americans
44% Have Favorable View of Unions, 45% Unfavorable
40% Say Economy Forced Them To Cut Back Vacation Spending
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      National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted August 26-27, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports


1* Do you consider Labor Day to be one of our nation’s most important holidays, one of the least important, or somewhere in between? 


2* Will you attend a barbecue with family and friends on Labor Day Weekend?


3* Will you attend a Labor Day Parade?


4* When you celebrate Labor Day, do you celebrate it as a holiday honoring the contribution of workers in society or as the unofficial end of the summer?


5* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable opinion of labor unions?


6* In terms of your own personal life, would you say that the summer of 2013 was the best summer ever, an excellent summer, good, fair, or poor?


7* Did you take a summer vacation last year?

8* Did you take a summer vacation this year?


9* (Answered by 273 Adults who took a summer vacation both this year and last year) Did economic conditions cause you to cut back on the amount you spent on this year’s summer vacation?


NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence