After months of strongly encouraging their employees to get vaccinated, US companies are increasingly asking for proof of inoculation, reports the Wall Street Journal
(14 June, Cutter, McCaffrey). US firms at first attempted to persuade their employees to get vaccinated, offering incentives like cash, time off, and other prizes. These days, the efforts are becoming more assertive. While most employers haven’t explicitly ordered staff to get vaccinated, many are asking workers to report their vaccination status or are implementing policies that restrict the activities of unvaccinated workers. Goldman Sachs, for example, has ordered its US employees to disclose in an internal portal whether they have received the vaccine. Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo, and other banks have asked employees to voluntarily register their inoculation status. Companies following Goldman's lead have received cover from the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which recently asserted US employers can require all workers entering a workplace to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
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