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Last week, the Biden administration approved $100 payments to people who take the Covid-19 mRNA vaccines.

Then Walmart announced it was offering $150 to employees who were hesitant about taking the injections.

That led one blog to speculate that "the bribes are increasing right on schedule. In 1 month, holdouts should get 4 digits."

"And since Wall Street is all about following "thought leaders" we expect that within 48 hours, most financial companies will piggyback and also offer similar cash bribes to their unjabbed employees. At that point, employee envy will emerge and most US companies will be met with social pressure to do the same. And then there is the question of why aren't these bribes retroactive: surely some 165 million Americans feel very stupid right now for not waiting a few months and getting one month's rent for free."

That prediction came to fruition. According to Bloomberg, Vanguard is offering $1,000 to employees who get vaccinated by October.

A Vanguard spokeswoman confirmed the asset management company is offering $1,000 as an "incentive" to employees who are still holding out.

Zerohedge notes that the offer is not retroactive to those employees who dutifully took the shots already.

"At that point, employee envy will emerge and most US companies will be met with social pressure to do the same. And then there is the question of why aren't these bribes retroactive: surely some 165 million Americans feel very stupid right now for not waiting a few months and getting one month's rent for free."

Question: Would you be upset if you are fully vaccinated, but your colleague receives $1,000 for getting the vax?

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