By CBS3 Staff

PENNSAUKEN, N.J. (CBS) — It’s a Labor Day tradition that has been taking place for more than a century. Members of the AFL-CIO, local labor unions, and others, paid their respects to Peter J. McGuire during a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington Cemetery in Pennsauken, New Jersey Friday.

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McGuire is the founder of Labor Day and a driving force behind the establishment of workers’ rights.