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ordered to disclose their Covid vaccine status before returning to office.On the record the BBC saw The investment bank said it needed to do so by 5 p.m. BST on Thursday.Although it is actively encouraging staff to get vaccinated. but said "We understand that choosing vaccinations is a personal matter.Goldman hopes to bring U.S. workers back to the office on June 14, it told employees last month.The announcement, first reported by the New York Times, said: “Registering your vaccination status allows us to plan a safer return to the office for all of our personnel. while we continue to comply with local public health measures.The bank has said that U.S. employees can work in their offices without masks if they are vaccinated.
Employees in the UK were also previously told they should work in the real world from June 21, the day the government hopes to lift the legal restrictions on social contact in Britain.It is unclear whether the bank's UK employees have been instructed to report on their vaccine status.But Kate Hindmarch, a partner in employment law at Langleys Solicitors, said problems could arise from having to prove vaccinations.Vaccination creates conflicts of legal protection. The freedom of choice of each person affects the health and safety of others.Some employees may have good reasons for not wanting to be vaccinated. And we always encourage employers to discuss employee unwillingness. whether related to disability or religious reasons.
She said there could be serious expansions if any employer fires employees who are reluctant to vaccinate.In particular, Goldman Sachs commented on the need to return to the office. as restrictions on social distancing will be easedWe know from experience that our culture of collaboration, innovation and internships grows when our people come together. And we look forward to having more of our colleagues back in the office. so they can experience that again on a regular basis,” Chief Executive David Solomon,
Chairman John Waldron and Chief Financial Officer Stephen Scherr said in a joint statement last month.Mr Solomon has also been criticized early in the pandemic. when he describes working from home as "Anomaly"Rival investment bank JP Morgan is planning to cut down on office space. "significantly" in April And big tech companies like Facebook have said they will allow all employees who can work out of the office to do so once the pandemic is over.