Many Companies are Closing for Juneteenth. Yours Should Too

This is a preview. View original post on this site


Although President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation in 1862 (effective January 1, 1863), the news didn’t reach Galveston, Texas until June 19, 1865. This day has been celebrated for years, first in Texas and later nationwide, as Juneteenth. The official end of slavery in the United States is something to celebrate, and many businesses and states are saying now are the time. 

Inc., Nike, Twitter, the New York Times, and Vox Media are all offering employees today as a holiday. New York and Virginia are moving towards making Juneteenth an official holiday. You can celebrate without waiting for the government to act. 

Juneteenth.com suggests ways to

Read Complete Article

,

Subscribe to Recruiting Headlines

* indicates required

RECRUITMENT MARKETPLACE


»Need an ATS? Try JazzHR


»Recruiting Webinars


»Free Rejection Email Templates


»Text Recruiting Solution


»Healthcare Recruiting


»HR Podcast Directory


»Recruiting Newsletters


»HR Tech News


»Freelance HR Jobs


»Recruiting & HR Jobs


»Career Site Audits


»Recruiter Ebooks

shares