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Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States. On June 15, 2021, the Senate unanimously passed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, establishing Juneteenth as a federal holiday; it subsequently passed through the House of Representatives by a 415–14 vote on June 16.Is the New York Stock Exchange closed for Juneteenth?
Most federal workers will observe Juneteenth on Friday this year because June 19 falls on a Saturday. The New York Stock Exchange will not close for Juneteenth this year, but will evaluate closing markets for the holiday in 2022, according to the exchange.When does Juneteenth become a public holiday in Illinois?
In 2020, Juneteenth was formally recognized by New York City (as an annual official city holiday and public school holiday, starting in 2021), although in 2022 it will be observed as a school holiday on June 20th. Cook County, Illinois adopted an ordinance to make Juneteenth a paid county holiday.Are there any states that do not celebrate Juneteenth?
As of 2014, 43 of the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia have recognized Juneteenth as either a state holiday or ceremonial holiday, a day of observance. States that do not recognize it are Hawaii, Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota.