Emancipation Day is a holiday in Washington, DC to mark the anniversary of the signing of the Compensated Emancipation Act, which president Abraham Lincoln signed on April 16, 1862. It is annually held on April 16.
Reaches Tentative Agreement
"The new tentative agreement represents a giant step forward from previous offers
on workplace safety, time off and pay. Local 3001 members are an example of what working
people can accomplish when we stand together."
- Council Executive Director Andrew Washington