Citigroup Claims Women Were Fired for ‘Legitimate Business Reasons’


The five women who sued Citigroup yesterday claiming the company’s “boys club” mentality cost them their jobs were laid off last fall “based on legitimate business reasons, not based on their gender,” Citi spokeswoman Danielle Romero-Apsilos said in a statement today. Of course, this is a company that is on the record saying that having a limp handshake can destroy your career.

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