Bank of America to give U.S. staff paid time off to get vaccinated: Bloomberg News By Reuters

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(Reuters) – Bank of America Corp (NYSE:) will offer its employees in the United States paid time off when they become eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Bloomberg News reported on Friday, citing a memo.

Staff will have the option to use two half days, for up to four hours each, for vaccination appointments this year, according to the report. (https://bloom.bg/2O8ssTi)

The policy is designed to accommodate the two-dose regimen current vaccines require, Bloomberg News said.

Bank of America did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment.

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