The 19th of every year is celebrated as Juneteenth. However, since it falls on a Sunday in 2022, the celebration is observed on Monday (June 20). So, are banks and post offices open on this day?
Joe Biden signed a bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday. December, a number of government and even private firms are expected to be shut this Monday.
The following is a list of things that are open and close on Juneteenth.
Are banks and post offices open on June 20th?
According to the Federal Reserves website, banks and the Board of Governors are closed on June 20.
If you intend to visit your bank on Juneteenth, please call the bank.
Similarly, the US Post Office will be closed, and no mail will run on Monday.
Several areas of Jacksonville Public Library as well as the stock market in the United States will be closed on June 20.
The USPS website states that starting in 2022, the Postal Service will recognize the Juneteenth National Independence Day as a holiday for full-time and part-time employees.
Is it possible to operate restaurant and supermarkets on Juneteenth?
According to Syracuse, the majority of major restaurant and supermarket chains will be open on June 20.
However, some of them consider the day as a vacation and offer their employees paid leave, but the working hours of a few places may vary.
Before heading out to a bite or get some groceries, we suggest you pick your local store.
What is Juneteenth?
The holiday in Juneteenth is an annual commemoration of slavery in the United States. It is also known as Juneteenth Independence Day, Freedom Day, or Emancipation Day.
After Biden signed a measure converting the Juneteenth NationalIndependence Day Act into a law last year, the day is being observed as a federal holiday.
According to Juneteenth.com, there are delicacies, prayers, and family gatherings followed by a slew of activities, such as fishing, barbecuing, and baseball.