Dow Jones’ New York office returning to full capacity, but voluntary

Dow Jones & Co. main persons officer Dianne DeSevo despatched out the subsequent on Friday:

Dear Colleagues,

I have good news. As Covid scenarios go on to subside, and with the repeal of regulatory restrictions, we are equipped to start reopening the office in New York to complete potential.

Commencing Monday, April 11, conference rooms will return to pre-pandemic ability, and setting up Monday, April 25, all desks will be available. You will however want to e-book a desk for the times you are in applying iOffice which is accessible as a result of Okta (see the New York site page on the DJ Microsite to understand more).

In addition, masks are no for a longer time essential (but even now inspired), and due to the fact employees in New York must supply proof of vaccination prior to entering the office environment, we are reducing the day by day wellness attestation (HealthQ) as of Monday, April, 11. All accessibility doorways and turnstiles in the foyer are open up for use as well. Be aware that any visitors ought to carry their vaccine card with them to clearly show at reception, but they do not will need to submit them in advance.

These improvements take out some of the pandemic constraints, but they also arrive with obligation: if you experience unwell for any reason, make sure you guard your colleagues and stay household. As a reminder, if you contract Covid or have been exposed to anyone who has, please follow these tips.

Returning to the office environment remains voluntary. We go on to operate with our Business Units to formulate designs for the upcoming period of our Place of work Evolution and expect to share far more specifics on this in the coming months.

Together with the advantages of collaboration and camaraderie, coming to the office will have a few a lot more benefits in the coming weeks: far more treats, weekly fruit and bagel deliveries (starting off in May well), a lot more espresso devices, cold brew coffee and compost bins.

I hope to see you soon,

Dianne