“We are focused on progressing on our journey to gradually bring our people back together again, where it is safe to do so, and are now in a position to activate the next steps in our return to office strategy,” CEO David Solomon, president John Waldron and CFO Stephen Scherr wrote in the memo.
The memo additionally asks staff in the United Kingdom to make plans to return to the office by June 21.
The Goldman Sachs executives mentioned they “continue to be encouraged by the rollout of vaccines” in many areas and the “effectiveness of the health and safety protocols we have put in place across Goldman Sachs campuses to protect our people.”
JPMorgan workers anticipated back at the office by July
Working from the office doesn’t look like obligatory. Goldman Sachs executives mentioned they “remain committed to giving our people the flexibility they need to manage both their personal and professional lives.” Employees who’re unable return to the office can focus on working preparations with their supervisor.
As in different industries, Wall Street is grappling with excessive stress amongst staff introduced on by the pandemic.
Goldman Sachs says it offers staff a half-day of paid day off for every dose of Covid-19 vaccine they obtain in addition to household go away to accompany dependents who’re getting vaccinated.
Although some staff could want to work remotely, many enterprise leaders have emphasised the significance of in-person work.
“We know from experience that our culture of collaboration, innovation and apprenticeship thrives when our people come together,” the Goldman Sachs executives wrote.
Similarly, JPMorgan executives mentioned: “We firmly believe that working together in person is important for our culture, clients, businesses and teams.”