* Salomon Smith Barney’s Greenwhich St. office will be closed. Employees at that location should call 877-404-2114. (The number was initially misreported during the broadcast.)
Employees who work from 14th Street on down should not report to work until they hear from supervisors, said Tom Matthews, EVP.
Asset management employees should call 877-337-4881.
Greenwhich St. employees can check www.salomonsmithbarney.com.; all others go to www.citigroup.com. Here is the link to Salomon Smith Barney's Employee Emergency site: http://www.salomonsmithbarney.com/911.html
* Morgan Stanley established an emergency contact phone number for employees and their families. The number is 1-888-883-4391.
Morgan Stanley employees needing grief counseling services in the aftermath of the tragic terrorist attack at the World Trade Center are being advised to go to http://www.morganstanley.com/news/index112.html The firm has established a relief fund for employees. Here is the link: http://www.morganstanley.com/pressroom/index.html
* Merrill Lynch brokers have been given an Employee Assistance Program number to call if they need psychologist assistance. That number is 1-877-637-9040.
Merrill Lynch has issued this statement: "At times like this, it is natural and understandable to feel an overwhelming sense of frustration, anger and grief. Please remember that counseling is available from our Employee Assistance Program as we go through this extraordinarily painful time. The EAP counselors can be reached through the HR information hotline at 877-637-9040 in the U.S. (outside the U.S.: 1-888-774-0411), which also provides status reports about work schedules and other important information.
"Many of you have been asking how you can be part of the relief efforts. We are examining ways to contribute to these efforts and will provide additional information about this next week. Even as we mourn, we also are moving forward. Many of you have been working hard to ensure that our businesses will be ready when the U.S. equity markets reopen on Monday. We have relocated staff and are prepared to operate in alternative sites. This weekend, our company -- like many others -- will test our operations and systems.
"Our World Financial Center offices and other lower Manhattan facilities (below Canal Street) will remain closed, and we ask employees who work at those sites to stay home unless otherwise directed. Other offices will be open as usual. Employees should contact their managers, check voice mail or refer to 1.800.MER.HELP for updated information. Employees can obtain information from WorldNet and ml.com.
"All of our different businesses and operating units are making specific plans for how and where they will resume their activities, and you will receive more information on this from your manager."
Citigroup announced a $15 million contribution to a newly created Citigroup Relief Fund that will provide scholarships to the children of victims of the September 11th disaster.
A Note From The Publisher of Registered Representative
We join Americans everywhere in mourning the victims of Tuesday’s terrorist attack on our country, and give thanks for those who survive. This tragedy for the nation strikes deeply into our professional community. Many of us know victims and their families. In the weeks and months ahead, let us come to the aid of survivors and try to heal.
For now, RR invites you to visit our Web site for updated information and links to agencies that can use our assistance, or in turn can offer grief counseling, and for an opportunity to share your thoughts with the members of our community.
Rich Santos, Publisher
800.621.0720; Fax 949.253.0733
The following links are from RR's parent Primedia Corp.:
The United Way of New York and The New York Community Trust: They have established a fund to help the victims of Tuesday's attacks and their families. Anyone wishing to contribute may call: (212) 251-4035
Roosevelt Hospital is desperate for men's clothes, specifically sweatpants, underwear, and socks for the firemen. Please go to Roosevelt Hospital at 59th Street & 10th Avenue and call 212-523-3740 for information on volunteering.
Donations to the Salvation Army: 1-800-SAL-ARMY
General New York City Information:
To get the latest updates of the events happening in New York City, including transportation, donation centers, and emergency information go to these sites:
The New York Government Website: >
Information on Loved Ones: http://www.gnyha.org
City Disaster Relief: 212-516-2730
City Hotline: 800-222-6459
Links to charitable organizations:
Red Cross: http://www.redcross.org/donate/donate.html
United Way: http://www.uwnyc.com/epledge/sept11.cfm
Donations to the survivors and families of the New York Fire Department: http://relief.yahoo.com/firedonations
Cantor Fitzgerald LP, the bond dealer that occupied top floors of 1 World Trade Center, started a foundation to raise money to aid families of almost 700 employees feared killed in the terrorist attack on the building. The company set up a counseling center for family and friends of employees at the Pierre Hotel on Fifth Avenue, and is continuing to try to contact employees. Cantor said it would release an updated list soon of employees who survived. For more info, go to http://www.cantor.com CNBC has gathered a list of key hotline numbers and Web sites to help employees affected by the tragedy at the World Trade Center. This information includes back-to-work news, conduits for reporting missing persons, etc. http://moneycentral.msn.com/content/CNBCTV/TV_Info/P6661.asp The Financial Information Forum is collecting recovery status information from market data vendors, service bureaus and other financial companies. The access address is http://www.fif.com