Goldman Sachs accused of 'culture of bullying' in High Court case - reports

Firm sued for £1m

Valeria Martinez
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Goldman Sachs has been accused of creating a “culture of bullying” that led to staff to “sob” through meetings by a former recruitment director.

According to a report by The Telegraph, which cites documents filed in the High Court, Ian Dodd, who worked for the bank from 2018 to 2021, is suing the firm for £1m over claims that working at the bank caused him to have a mental breakdown. He claimed that Goldman employees frequently "express distress" by crying and that "sobbing through meetings" was common behaviour, and alleged there was a "culture of bullying" at the firm. Dodd, who is based in London, alleged language such as "take that as your first punch in the face" was used, while references to employees receiving a "slap" ...

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