June 16th, 2020
Juneteenth: Now an Official Paid Holiday for Market America|SHOP.COM Employees
Dear Market America | SHOP.COM Family:
As you know, we recently announced our unwavering commitment to fight racism & inequality while promoting racial justice & equality (please see our statement below). Standing Together for Justice
As responsible corporate citizens with a strong social conscience, we will continue to act.
To demonstrate the Company’s continuing commitment to foster & create long-term change, we are proud to announce that Friday, June 19th – known as “Juneteenth” – is now an official Company paid Holiday in the United States and Canada, effective immediately. Juneteenth, also known as “Freedom Day,” “Jubilee Day” & “Cel-Liberation Day,” is an American holiday celebrated annually on June 19th in commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States
At Market America | SHOP.COM, we are proud to recognize & celebrate this monumental day as we continue to strive for peace, unity & love among all of us. Please remember the depth of importance & relevance that Juneteenth embodies.
With much love & respect,
JR, Loren and Marc