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Goldman Sachs lifts mask mandate amid push to return to office

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Wall Street titan Goldman Sachs is joining Main Street chains like Walmart in bidding farewell to face masks.

In an email to employees Wednesday, a copy of which was obtained by The Post, the investment banking giant said fully vaccinated US employees will no longer have to wear masks — effective immediately.

US staffers who register their vaccination status via an internal website will also no longer need to be tested for coronavirus starting on June 1, said the memo signed by Goldman’s Global Medical Director Dr. Michael Rendel and Goldman’s Chief Administrative Officer Laurence Stein.

Goldman’s announcement is in line with new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control which says fully vaccinated people no longer have to wear masks indoors. It follows similar moves by large retailing chains like Walmart and Target, which have also made masks optional for fully vaccinated workers.

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon has been pushing for employees to return to work. REUTERS

The move comes as Goldman CEO David Solomon continues to push staffers to give up their cushy work-at-home routines and return to the office. Ditching the masks stands to make working conditions more bearable for incoming interns and