Employee Rights Group Says Wells Fargo Declined Planned Meeting

www.oann.com | 10/19/2018 | Staff
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(Reuters) – A union-backed bank employee rights group is complaining after Wells Fargo & Co declined to meet with members last week, according to a letter sent to Chief Executive Tim Sloan viewed exclusively by Reuters.

Members of the group, Committee for Better Banks (CBB), were scheduled to meet with Wells Fargo representatives on Wednesday, but the meeting was canceled after the two sides could not agree on terms. The company said CBB members who were not Wells Fargo employees would not be allowed to attend.

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Wells Fargo is not unionized. CBB-backed whistleblowers helped reveal the sales practice scandal in 2016 that resulted in hefty fines and penalties for the bank.

Nick Wiener, a CBB organizer, said the group was clear about its intention to bring CBB organizers to the meeting from the outset, and that the group had received a verbal green light from a representative of Wells Fargo management.

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Wells Fargo said it only committed to an internal meeting with team members who happened to be a part of CBB.

“We value opportunities to engage and meet with our team members,” said Wells Fargo spokesman Mark Folk. “We were disappointed that...
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