Juneteenth to become federal holiday as House sends bill to Biden

By Jim Saksa


“Our government recognizing Juneteenth as a fed holiday is something that is long overdue,” said Adewale Maye, a policy analyst at the Center for Law and Social Policy. “But while it is symbolically important, many private employers may choose not to recognize it as a federal holiday and provide paid time off.”

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Source URL: https://www.rollcall.com/2021/06/16/juneteenth-to-become-federal-holiday-as-house-sends-bill-to-biden/