President Joe Biden signed a bill late on Thursday to recognize June 19 or “Juneteenth” as a federal holiday.
Juneteenth will be the eleventh federally recognized holiday, and the first in nearly four decades
Juneteenth marks both a long hard night of slavery subjugation and a promise of a brighter morning to come.
In some U.S. states, Juneteenth has been declared a holiday and more companies are trying for the same.
The first new federal holiday created in four decades and companies allowed U.S. employees a floating day off.
In United States, protests against racism were a blast and the murder of George Floyd by a police officer.
A paid day off for Juneteenth to more than 800 companies as of Friday morning.
Stores would remain open, but hourly workers would be paid at 1.5 times. Salaried staff will receive a holiday in lieu.
The policing following the murder of George Floyd, an African-American man, by a Minneapolis police officer.
The workers of the stores would be paid at 1.5 times their regular rate,salaried staff will get a holiday in lieu.
An annual company holiday moving forward, while it would be a paid holiday at Yelp too.
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