Merrill Lynch loaded the dice in Las Vegas — and cheated a local female high roller out of at least $1 million in commissions, according to a gender discrimination lawsuit filed recently. Whipple, fired by Merrill in December 2016, now works for Newbridge Securities.
Merrill Lynch & Company, the nation's biggest brokerage firm, discriminated against women who worked as stockbrokers, according to a panel of arbitrators that has awarded $2.2 million to one of them. The finding could be used to bolster the claims of about 40 current and former.
Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Sex Discrimination Class Action Lawsuit.