Bloomberg Law
March 10, 2022, 6:28 PMUpdated: March 10, 2022, 8:34 PM

Wells Fargo Workers Called Female Client ‘Fat Pig,’ Suit Says (1)

Paige Smith
Paige Smith

A female Wells Fargo Securities LLC manager alleges she experienced widespread gender discrimination within the firm, including male employees calling a female client a “fat pig,” according to a lawsuit filed in state court in Los Angeles County.

Wells Fargo’s commitments to diversity and inclusion of women are “window dressing and hollow gestures,” the complaint on behalf of Vanessa Carney, who worked in Wells Fargo’s Asset Backed Finance Sales Group until she was moved to the Short Duration Sales Group, alleges. She claims the firm paid her less than her male colleagues, refused to promote her, and removed her from ...

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