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Wall Street has its eyes on a return to the office — and now it’s curiosity is coalescing around whether or not employees have been vaccinated against the coronavirus.

In recent days, several financial-services firms have issued surveys or attestation forms to their employees, requesting that they voluntarily disclose whether or not they have received the COVID-19 jab.

US employers are legally within their rights to require workers to get a COVID-19 vaccine or restrict their access to the office, according to recent guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

Nevertheless, Wall Street banks so far have stopped short of compelling their workers to roll up their sleeves and receive the injection in order to return to the office.

But that hasn’t stopped some of these banks from asking the question — and expecting an answer, whether affirmative or negative, in return.

Insider has reviewed memos from three banks — Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, and Wells Fargo — sent in recent days, inquiring about workers’ vaccination status.

The documents come on the heels of the banks spelling out their plans to start migrating workers back to their workplaces as of mid-June.

Insider is tracking Wall Street’s return to work, and which …read more

Source:: Businessinsider – Finance


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