Gender discrimination

Wall Street's bad reaction to #MeToo, Kraninger in at the CFPB, BofA women making moves


Men on Wall Street are taking a cue from Vice President Mike Pence by refusing to dine one-on-one with women; Coinbase is offering fertility benefits; and Bank of America executive Katy Knox gets a promotion.


Community Banker of the Year: Sound Financial's Laurie Stewart


Her guidance of a former credit union through the crisis and into a profitable bank, her advocacy for reg relief and other industry priorities, and her vocal support of women seeking to knock down many of the same workplace barriers she faced make her one of our Best in Banking honorees.


Ex-ABA employee sues group, alleging discrimination


A former employee of the banking trade group is accusing some of its executives of allegedly creating a “boy’s club” atmosphere that discriminated against women and minorities on staff.


Inside Mel Watt’s #MeToo moment


The House Financial Services Committee is examining sexual harassment charges against FHFA director Watt. American Banker reporter Hannah Lang offers her take.


Three laws signed by California governor will hit lenders


Among the three measures is a requirement for boards of publicly traded firms to include more women.


Wells Fargo defends policies after report of alleged gender bias


Wells Fargo said it thoroughly investigates all complaints of impropriety, after a report said the company is failing to treat some of its female employees fairly.


Wells looking at gender bias claims; TD's U.S. ops drive profit


Women managers in the Well Fargo’s wealth management division say they are being passed up for promotions; TD Bank's U.S. retail division saw profit jump 27% in fiscal Q3.


CFPB signals pullback on discrimination cases


The CFPB is looking to rescind Obama-era policy that allowed it to punish banks and financial firms for unintentional discrimination.


Goldman’s forex settlement; fired BofA executive seeks $100 million


The firm will pay $110 million to settle charges it didn’t control traders; hedge fund executive says he was wrongfully accused of sexual misconduct.


Warren gets scant help from Wall Street watchdogs on #MeToo push


Sen. Elizabeth Warren is struggling to get data that shows how bad sexual harassment might be on Wall Street.