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Goldman Masks, Scrutiny at Morgan Stanley as Delta Spreads

  • More big banks are revising the rules for returning to offices
  • At Goldman, talks center on asking staff to wear masks at work
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WATCH: Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Morgan Stanley are in agreement on more stringent precautions for staff returning to offices.  Bloomberg’s Elisa Martinuzzi reports. (Source: Bloomberg)
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Just months after rivals Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Morgan Stanley embraced diverging strategies for returning staff to their towers, they’re suddenly in agreement: More stringent precautions are probably needed.

Goldman, the first major Wall Street bank to require employees to return to U.S. offices, is working on new measures to prevent outbreaks in the workplace, according to people with knowledge of the discussions. Plans under development include asking staff to wear masks inside offices and stepping up testing to spot infections before they can spread, the people said.