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Kimberly Redmond | Equities.com |

JPMorgan Chase & Co sent a memo to all of its US-based employees “strongly” urging them to get vaccinated against COVID-19 before a planned return to the office in July.

In the memo sent late Wednesday, the bank said regardless of vaccination status, employees will be expected back at work a minimum of 50% and possible 100% of the time, depending on their role and occupancy limits.


Kimberly Redmond | Equities.com |

Dating app Bumble Inc (Nasdaq: BMBL) gave its entire staff off this week in an effort to combat burnout brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to NBC News, the company provided an extra week of paid vacation to its 750 employees who work at its headquarters in Austin, Texas, and in Bumble's global offices in London, Moscow, London, Barcelona, Sydney and Mumbai.


Reuters | Equities.com |

Morgan Stanley's staff and clients will not be allowed to enter the bank's New York offices if they are not fully vaccinated, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday, citing an internal memo.


Kimberly Redmond | Equities.com |

McDonald’s Corporation announced Wednesday it will launch new training and policies to prevent harassment, violence, retaliation and discrimination at its 39,000 restaurants worldwide.

The fast-food giant said restaurants, the majority of which are franchisee-owned, will be required to meet the new standards starting in January 2022.