JPMorgan Chase, the largest bank in the United States, will restrict business travel and in-person client events for U.S. employees who are unvaccinated or unwilling to disclose their vaccination status, reports Reuters.
“Clients are increasingly asking us to ensure meetings are restricted to vaccinated employees,” the bank wrote in an internal company memo on Monday. Moving forward, new JPMorgan employees in client-facing roles that require travel must also get vaccinated.
That position aligns with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which recommends delaying travel until fully vaccinated, “because travel increases your chance of getting and spreading Covid-19.”
Like some other major banks, JPMorgan has urged its employees to get their Covid-19 shots and requires…