Goldman Sachs, JPM weigh paying abortion travel costs: report

Big US financial institutions Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase are talking about extending abortion benefits for employees to address travel, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday, citing individuals with know-how of the make any difference.

The Wall Street giants could pay vacation expenditures for staffers seeking to abort pregnancies absent from states with demanding legislation, the report extra.

The US Supreme Court appears to be established to vote to overturn the Roe v. Wade selection that legalized abortion nationwide, in accordance to a leaked original draft the vast majority opinion posted by Politico on Monday. 

A JPMorgan spokesperson declined to comment on the report. Spokespeople from Goldman Sachs did not right away reply to Reuters requests for comment.

Other companies including Levi Strauss and Amazon have pledged to present related guidance to their US workers who require to vacation out of states like Texas and Oklahoma that have limited entry to abortion services.

In March, Citigroup started masking travel bills for employees who go out of point out for abortions due to the fact of freshly enacted constraints in Texas and other areas, turning out to be the initial important US financial institution to make that dedication.