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May Day

The date of May 1, 1975, after which brokers were allowed to charge any brokerage commission, rather than a mandatory rate.

May Day

1. Informal; the first date on which brokerages were allowed to charge commissions below the previous minimum commissions. On May Day, brokers were permitted to negotiate commissions directly with clients for the first time. May Day occurred on 1 May 1975.

2. A holiday for workers that occurs on the first of May. May Day is a significant day for leftist groups and other proponents for the working class. It is more commonly celebrated in Europe than in the Americas. See also: Labor Day.

May Day

A widely used reference to May 1, 1975, the date on which brokerage commissions on securities became negotiable. May Day ushered in discount brokerage firms that charge investors reduced fees.
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/ RIZWAN TABASSUM 4 / 13 Indian labourers walk as they plucked tea leaves at a plantation in Ghandigram on the outskirts of Agartala on April 30, 2019, on the eve of International Labour Day celebrated on May 1.
May 1, he said, marked the international Labour Day, which was celebrated the world over with its origins dating as far back as 1860s during the height of Industrial Revolution in the US.
The government has declared Monday, 7 May as a Public and Bank Holiday to celebrate International Labour Day.
Speaking at the International Labour Day celebrations organised by the Indian embassy and Indian Community Benevolent Forum (ICBF) at Asian Town on Friday, the top health official hoped the new hospital would enhance medical access to foreign workers in the coming years.
International Labour Day was celebrated with many activities by the Diplomatic Mission in Brussels.
On the occasion of the International Labour Day, Senator Sehar Kamran paid rich tribute to workers.
Thursday was the International Labour Day, celebrated the world over.
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TWENTY-TWO Alba employees were among a group of 150 workers from different companies in Bahrain honoured for their outstanding performance during a ceremony to mark International Labour Day.
India, May 1 -- Google joins the celebrations for today's international Labour Day and has put up a dedicated Google doodle on its home page.

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