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According to a memorandum sent to employees on Friday, Citigroup said it will fire employees who have not received the Covid-19 vaccine at the end of the month. get By Businesshala, after becoming one of the first major financial institutions to tell employees that vaccinations would be a condition of employment.

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Unvaccinated Citigroup office workers will be placed on unpaid leave on January 14, and their employment will be terminated at the end of the month, the company said. Allegedly Said in a message to employees.

Some employees will be eligible for year-end bonuses, but to receive payment, they must agree not to take legal action against the company, reports Businesshala.

A spokesperson for Citigroup told Businesshala that more than 90% of the company’s vaccinations have been done.

Sarah Wechter, Head of Human Resources at Citigroup, announced In October the company will require employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment, citing President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate for federal contractors and the health and safety of its employees.

Citigroup did not immediately return a request for comment. Businesshala,

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