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Story Link: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-12-16/citadel-tells-staff-they-can-work-remotely-through-end-of-year

- Citadel, Blackstone Inc., and Millennium Management are among investment firms asking their employees to work remotely now.  

- This decision came as a response to the latest spike in Covid cases as a result of the spread of the Omicron variant.

- Ken Griffin's Citadel was among the first to bring people back to the office, but now it isn't mandating employees to stay home. 

- Blackstone and Carlyle Group Inc. have told their employees to work from home for the remainder of the year. 

- Izzy Englander's Millennium told staff that they can work remotely till January. 

- While some companies are asking their employees to work remotely some others like D.E.Shaw and Two Sigma Investments are planning to delay their return to office plans.