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Wall Street Return-to-Work Push Finds Virus Won’t Cooperate

  • New infections crop up at Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, Barclays
  • Executives fear productivity and company culture is suffering
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Workers Don't Want to Go Back to Office Just Yet
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Wall Street leaders made the case this week for bringing more workers back to the office, while a rash of Covid-19 infections on trading floors showed how quickly they could be sent back home.

Goldman Sachs Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Barclays Plc all had to quarantine groups of traders after employees tested positive for the coronavirus. The setbacks threaten a ramp-up of return-to-office efforts that executives have said are necessary to preserve productivity and firm cultures.