According to the decree of the governor of the state Andrew Cuomo, employees who are required to be at work any day will receive an extra day for compensation as compensation. According to the governor, this date will be a day off in subsequent years.
On June 17, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced a decision to make June 19 a public holiday in the state. June 10, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey added this date to the company’s holiday calendar in the United States.
On January 1, 1863, the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) issued a proclamation on the release of slaves. Due to the resistance of the southern states, the document did not enter into force until the end of the Civil War in the USA (1861-1865). In December 1865, the 13th amendment to the American constitution was adopted, which effectively abolished slavery throughout the country.
On June 19, 1865, the proclamation of the liberation of slaves was announced in Texas, which was the last of the Confederation of Southern States where it happened. June 19 release day is celebrated annually in 47 of the 50 states of the country.
In the United States, after the death of African-American George Floyd in Minneapolis and mass rallies against racism and police violence, they began to pay special attention to the possible violation of the rights of black people. Floyd died on May 25. The policeman used a harsh strangulation during his detention. Shortly afterwards, the man died in the hospital.