A JPMorgan equities trading employee tested positive for COVID-19, according to Bloomberg, leading the bank to send some Manhattan workers home ahead of a planned return to the office next week for more workers at the banking giant.
The employee reportedly worked on the fifth floor of JPMorgan’s 383 Madison Ave. building, according to Bloomberg, citing an anonymous person who knew of the matter, which was not public prior to Tuesday.
JPMorgan employees were told on Sunday about their colleague testing positive for the coronavirus, Bloomberg reported.
The reported infection comes ahead of orders from JPMorgan’s C-suite for their senior sales and trading employees to return to the office September 21.
Bloomberg reported Monday that JPMorgan’s worker productivity plummeted among younger workers at the beginning