According to an internal document released this Friday, the bank has set January 14 as the deadline for vaccinations. Govit-19 Or exemption for religious, medical or legal reasons, the EFE said.
The document distributed to the workers states that if he is not vaccinated and fails to present justice, he will be suspended without pay from January 15 and will be officially fired by the end of that month.
The bank’s source, quoted by The New York Times, says that more than 90% of Citigroup’s 65,000 employees in the United States have already been vaccinated.
Citigroup, the third largest bank in the United States, was the first major financial institution to express its intention to lay off anyone who had not been vaccinated.
The bank had already said in October that all employees should be vaccinated, in line with the Joe Biden-led administration’s directive that government-hired employees need to be vaccinated.
However, Citigroup did not announce the dismissal of those who had not been vaccinated at the time.