Labor Day 2021: What’s open, what’s closed on Monday? UPS, FedEx, banks, mail delivery, stock markets, stores, restaurants

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Labor Day 2021 is on Monday, Sept. 6.

It’s an American holiday that pays tribute to workers in the U.S. and is traditionally observed on the first Monday in September. Labor Day became a federal holiday in 1894 and was created by the labor movement in the late 19th century.

Labor Day is often celebrated with parties and parades, but that may change due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Here is what you need to know regarding what is open and closed on Labor Day 2021.

Is Labor Day a federal holiday?

Yes. Labor Day is the seventh federal and state holiday of the year.

Is the post office open on Labor Day 2021?

No. United States Postal Service offices will not be open on Monday, Sept. 6, 2021.

Does the mail run on Labor Day 2021? Is there mail delivery?

There will be no regular mail delivery on Monday, Sept. 6, 2021.

FedEx and UPS will also not be delivering, except for UPS Express Critical, FedEx Office and FedEx Custom Critical.

Are banks open on Labor Day 2021?

Most in-person and drive-thru bank services will be closed Monday.

The following banks are scheduled to be closed on Labor Day 2021:

What stores are open on Labor Day 2021? Are grocery stores open?

While a handful of stores choose to close on Labor Day, most will remain open the entire holiday weekend. Some may even be offering sales and deals.

Here are some popular retail and grocery stores scheduled to be open on Monday, Sept. 6:

The following stores in New Jersey are scheduled to be closed on Labor Day:

What are the best Labor Day 2021 sales?

Labor Day is one of the more popular federal holidays for retailers to hold massive online sales. Here is a list of some of the bigger retailers holding sales:

Is the stock market closed on Labor Day 2021?

The New York Stock Exchange is closed on Monday, Sept. 6, in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

Nasdaq trading and bond markets will also be closed.

Does NJ Transit, PATH and SEPTA operate on a normal schedule for Labor Day 2021?

NJ Transit will be observing the Labor Day holiday on Monday, Sept. 6. Riders should use NJ Transit’s online trip planner to double-check arrival and departure times.

PATH will be operating on a Saturday schedule, while SEPTA will be operating on its usual Sunday schedule.

Are New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission locations open on Labor Day 2021?

All Motor Vehicle Commission locations will be closed on Monday, Sept. 6 to observe the Labor Day holiday.

When is the next federal holiday?

The next federal holiday is Columbus Day on Monday, Oct. 11.

For more information about the history of Labor Day, check out the video below:

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