APWU: Juneteenth Holiday

June 17, 2021 On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden signed into law the S. 475 Juneteenth National Independence Day Act. This law establishes June 19th of each year as a Federal holiday. President Biden then declared it would be observed beginning June 18, 2021, as the 19th falls on a Saturday. On June 19,…

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day observed Monday, Jan. 15

Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday marking the birthday of the civil rights leader, will be observed Monday, Jan. 15. King was a leader of the American civil rights movement from 1955 until his death in 1968. The March on Washington, along with his many writings and speeches, are partially credited with ushering…

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Veterans’ Day Observed on Saturday November 11: Postal Retail and Delivery Closed

APWU Web News Article #: 99-2017 10/19/2017 – Each year, Veterans’ Day is celebrated on Nov. 11. For 2017, the holiday falls on a Saturday. There has been some confusion about when the Postal Service will observe the holiday because it has a six “business” day week. For clarification, USPS Retail and Delivery will be…

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