Citi accused of running 'boys club', treating female staffer as 'glorified secretary'

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A former Citigroup financial adviser on Monday filed a lawsuit accusing the bank of running a "boys' club" that favored men over women, treating her as a "glorified secretary," and firing her in retaliation for whistleblowing activity.

Reuters reports that Erin Daly is seeking double back pay, unpaid bonuses and punitive damages over the bank's alleged harassment, hostile work environment and unlawful retaliation, according to her lawsuit filed in Manhattan federal court.

The resident of Manhattan's Upper West side said Citigroup let her go less than two weeks after she complained that her manager demanded inside information from her work on restricted stock offerings, so that he could pass it to favored clients.

Daly said she also filed a complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and plans to add federal discrimination claims against the bank.

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