HSBC said to bar staff accuser from entering bank

HSBC building at night

The move comes as the bank conducts an investigation into the allegations of s.x.al harassment.

The New York Post reports that Michael Picarella, who claims the bank giant retaliated against him for reporting sexual harassment, was barred from entering HSBC’s Fifth Avenue offices just after the Thanksgiving holiday, newspaper has learned.

The move comes as the bank conducts an investigation into the allegations of sexual harassment.

Picarella, 47, sued his employer in Manhattan federal court earlier this year, claiming it punished him after he and another colleague raised alarm bells when a supervisor tried to force a woman to sleep with a senior banker and to 'dress provocatively'.

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