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US consulting firm tells workers to ‘get jabbed or face unpaid go away’

US consulting firm tells workers to ‘get jabbed or face unpaid go away’

  • Consulting firm Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) has threatened its US workers with unpaid go away if they do not get their Covid vaccines throughout the subsequent 75 days 
  • The NYC business additionally employs greater than 800 white-collar workers within the UK
  • They should present proof of vaccination, an e-mail despatched to US workers said 










Consulting firm Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) has threatened its US workers with unpaid go away if they do not get their Covid vaccines throughout the subsequent 75 days. 

The New York business, which additionally employs greater than 800 white-collar workers within the UK, has ordered all workers to ‘present up for work in our workplaces on September 7’. 

They should present proof of vaccination, an e-mail despatched to US workers said. If they haven’t had each jabs, they need to proceed to do business from home however should inform their boss about ‘their future vaccination plans’. 

Consulting firm Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) has threatened its US workers with unpaid go away if they do not get their Covid vaccines throughout the subsequent 75 days

The e-mail, posted on its web site, added: ‘Unvaccinated staff have 75 days to get vaccinated and present proof of vaccination. Any remaining unvaccinated staff might be positioned on unpaid go away of absence starting October 31 for up to 6 months.’ 

It got here as Australian airline Qantas informed 26,000 workers to get vaccinated or danger being fired. Frontline workers reminiscent of cabin crew and pilots could have till mid-November, whereas the remainder have till March. 

A&M, which specialises in advising companies that are struggling, mentioned vaccinations weren’t necessary for its UK workforce. It has not ordered its UK workers to come again to their workplaces, unfold throughout London, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and Leeds, although many are understood to be returning beneath their very own steam. 

It mentioned: ‘Local steerage and availability of vaccines varies nation by nation. In the UK, we’re strongly encouraging full vaccination for our staff on the earliest alternative.’ 

It added that within the US, exceptions can be granted for pregnant ladies. Wall Street has been way more forthright than its UK friends in efforts to get workers again to the office. 

Citigroup and Morgan Stanley have ordered workers returning to be vaccinated. JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs have inspired jabs – anybody who does not should put on masks and get examined at the very least weekly. 

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