One of Pittsburgh’s biggest employers confirms a vaccine mandate for returning workers

PITTSBURGH — BNY Mellon has joined the growing list of companies taking a strong line regarding vaccinations to protect against Covid-19 as the Delta variant spreads rapidly across the country.

The New York-based international investment giant, which is among Pittsburgh’s largest banks and employers, confirmed via email on Wednesday that “vaccines will be required for entry into offices” where permitted by local regulations. There will be reasonable accommodations for medical reasons or religious beliefs, BNY Mellon added.

BNY Mellon CEO Todd Gibbons said last month during its second-quarter investors call it would start safely opening offices around the world in September, and that dates and details may vary by location.

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