1. Goldman Sachs Goldman Sachs employees are required to report their vaccination status to the company, a policy that was instituted June 10. Failure to do so comes with specific consequences, CNN Business reported. “If you do not report your vaccine status to Goldman, your ID card will not work to enter the building,” a company spokesperson told CNN Business.
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2. JefferiesJefferies is allowing only vaccinated employees into the office, according to a memo that the company’s CEO and president sent to employees — provided they’re past the appropriate waiting period for full vaccine efficacy, CNN Business reported. “We require that, after Labor Day, anyone who is not fully vaccinated should continue to work from home,” the memo said.
3. BlackRockBlackRock has pushed back the date it expects employees to return to in-person work as the COVID-19 pandemic surges, fueled by the delta variant of the virus, the New York Post reported. BlackRock has extended its "re-acclimation" period, which was initially set to run from July through August, to Oct. 1, the Post reported, citing an internal memo.
4. Morgan StanleyMorgan Stanley’s New York office is barring all unvaccinated staff and clients from entering its headquarters. All employees who work in buildings with a “large employee presence” were required to confirm their vaccination status by July 1, according to a company memo to employees, CNN Business reported.
5. VanguardOne of the world’s largest asset managers has offered employees $1,000 to get vaccinated. All of Vanguard's approximately 16,500 United States employees are eligible and must show proof of vaccination by Oct. 1.
6. Wells FargoWells Fargo will confidentially survey its U.S. employees regarding their vaccination status, the bank said in a July memo, according to Business Insider. Wells Fargo has also pushed back its return-to-office plans until Oct. 4, according to The Associated Press.
7. Putnam InvestmentsPutnam Investments is requiring all associates working in the company’s offices to be fully vaccinated, a spokesperson told ThinkAdvisor. Associates are required to attest to their vaccination status.
8. New York Stock ExchangeNYSE will require COVID-19 vaccines for everyone entering its trading floors. The mandate is set to take effect Sept. 13, Chief Operating Officer Michael Blaugrund said in an early August memo seen by Bloomberg. The policy covers anyone with access to the NYSE and American Options trading floors, including member firms, employees and vendors.
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9. American Century InvestmentsAmerican Century Investments is requiring employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID to return to work in the office, a spokesperson told ThinkAdvisor in an email. "This will allow the firm to maintain a sense of community, business continuity and support the health and wellness of teammates, their families and clients, while ensuring a collaborative and vibrant in-person experience.”