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    PETITION Please help us by signing our petition regarding … "Working mothers and Citibank ethics." Go to-- http://my.Care2.com/dcsbears Mother fired, 12 days before Christmas, while out ill on a workers comp pending case, with a doctors note, fired via UPS. Citibank broke California labor codes & some employees at the Carmel branch & Citibank attorneys have not been honest with the Department of Fair Employment & Housing, Department of US Labor, Wage & Hourly Division & their clients in Carmel. Citibank attorneys & employees submitted false information, the lies must stop. Force Citibank to tell the truth. Time for Corporate America Ethics Reform. Stop corporate bullying. Send me an email if you have any problems signing in at: ( Dcsbears@yahoo.com or Dcsbears@aol.com ) I strongly feel I was fired for putting my daughter first, please help us reach our goal of 100,000 signatures. What kind of manager fires you while ill? Thank you, Damari How did Citibank make the list of the: "BEST 100 companies for Working mothers"????????? Court date is coming up on June 14,2007 All signatures will be forwarded to Senator Barbara Boxer Why does Citibank lie to clients about firing me? They have told their clients that I left to work for my husband, that I am on vacation, that I don't work Saturdays, anything but the truth. They even lied about me calling in sick yet my time card proves I was there and my time card was approved by the supervisor. Please help us, how does the little guy fight Corrupt American Companies? Working mother and Citibank ethics Working mother at Citibank, how did they make the list of the "Best 100 Companies for Working Mothers? Fired for putting daughters needs first? Fired via UPS, 12 days before Christmas? Please forward to anyone that could help us, thanks. Keep this story going so we can get help. Tell a friend to tell a friend, how else can the little guy fight corporate America? Please help us if you can along with the Senator, this letter was sent to the Senator: To: Senator Barbara Boxer, Feb. 18, 2007 Also: Jason J Chan, 1700 Montgomery Street, Suite 240 San Francisco, Ca.94111 Regarding your letter of February 5, 2007, thank you. You state that you will submit a formal inquiry to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and that this may take up to 4-5 weeks. In that case I have taken the liberty to put together this binder as to hopefully speed up the process or maybe just so you have it to review. In this binder I can show the Jeff Ursino was not fair and equal to all the employees and although others violated policy I am the only one he fired. Citibank did not follow their own policy much less that of the Ca. Labor laws and codes. I don't believe that Citibank has been honest with their clients as well as the DFEH and DOL. Citibank did not submit a new statement regarding 11/15/05 to the DFEH and seem to stand behind their " bad Information". I worked the day they state I called in and supposedly stated that I would be out the rest of the week, not true. What else is branch 915, Jeff Ursino, Kathleen Munoz and their corporate attorneys in New York willing to lie about? Please help us get to the truth about why Jeff really fired me. Why does Citibank stand behind Jeff and his lies and much more? The teller that left about $10,000.00 out is still working their and to my knowledge was not written up and yet this was worse for the bank than me just wanting to care for my daughter and having my doctor call in for me. Jeff made error after error with the write ups and the firing procedure of Citibank. Why did Jeff Ursino and Citibank feel I wasn't worthy of an exit interview? Why was I fired at home and not at my place of work? Why was I not given a verbal or informal warning as is Citibank policy? Please go through or have someone review my notes and proof of their dishonesty. Please help us and all those wrongfully terminated by corporate America.. It is time for Corporate America ethics Reform. Senator Boxer if I had been a bad employee I would have just walked away but I wasn't. I have letters from clients that truly appreciated me and my work and even Citibank has acknowledge that I was great for the Carmel branch, so why fire me and throw me out like yesterdays trash? Because Jeff Ursino just didn't like me and was out to fire me from the moment he threaten me with job abandonment before I had ever missed a Saturday. Why? As I told Dr. Lowell and all the other doctors I have seen, "this just doesn't make sense!" I have spent the past 14 months fighting for my rights, please help me and my family, we need more moms like me that want to be their for their children and teenagers are children. I look forward to hearing from you, thank you so very much for writing back or at least someone from your office, thanks Jason J. Chan. Sincerely, Damari Stratford Home 831-583-9077 Fax 831-393-9464 AS OF 4/21/06 SENT TO THE GOVERNOR I SPOKE WITH THE EMPLOYEE RELATIONS DIRECTOR OF CITIGROUP TODAY, IT WAS ADMITTED THAT THERE WAS SOME WRONG INFORMATION GIVEN TO THE DFEH REGARDING THE 15th and17th OF NOVEMBER, 2005. CITIBANK WILL BE SENDING IN A "NEW' RESPONSE DUE TO NOT DOING THE INVESTIGATION THOROUGHLY THE FIRST TIME. SO WHAT ELSE ARE THEY NOT DOING THOROUGHLY OR ETHICALLY? THANK YOU As of 2007 they never submitted the correct information A BETTER EXPLANATION Mother fired by Citibank for no good reason I am searching for an Employment Attorney willing to work on a contingency basis. I was fired while I was out sick, the managers states in a note added to my personnel file that he had called me to see if I would be coming into work on Dec. 13th but yet with my letter of termination he returned to me the faxed in doctors note, faxed in at 3:44p.m. on 12/12/05 by my doctor, which clearly stated that I would be out from 12/12-12/16/05. He sent me my letter of termination thru UPS, which arrive on 12/15/05. The manager knew that I was out on work related stress and I had a workers comp case pending. The manager states that I was fired for not complying with my warning and I asked how I could comply if I wasn't there to comply so then I get a letter from HR stating that I was fired for failure to follow the call in process but my doctor had called in for me on the 12th due to my stress level and blood pressure. The doctor had spoken to the supervisor on the 12th so they were aware that I wouldn't be in on the 13th and my doctor has the notes on my file that she had made a call in for me. Citibank did not follow their own procedures when they fired me. The EEOC has given me the right to sue and the letter arrived on 2/17/06 so my 90 days have started. The DFEH has also launched their own investigation which Citibank received notice on 1/23/06 and should be responding to the notice any day now, (as of 3/8/06they haven't responded). I had an outstanding performance history with the bank; I had worked there for 4 years 2 months 6 days. I was the head teller one of the notary and the only Spanish-speaking teller. I have at least 40 letters of support from Citibank clients and I can prove that the manager was not equal with all the employees and although he was aware of the teller cooking the books under the direction of the supervisor none of them were put on corrective action yet I was written up for missing my first Saturday and then again when I missed my 2nd Saturday although I had a doctors note to be out of work due to my blood pressure and stress brought on by the manage and the unfairness in treatment. I had been threaten with job abandonment but at that time I hadn't missed any work long enough to be accused for this. Citibank violated code 132A of the worker comp law and I do have an attorney for that but they are unable to deal with all the other issues. I have a strong feeling that the manager never told HR that my doctor had called in for me nor did he share my doctors note with them, he is to get approval from HR before firing me yet fired me by 4:30 pm or so, I had also emailed him that day at 1:45 pm and explained that my doctor had spoken to the supervisor and faxed in a note, again he was aware that I wouldn't be in. The manager had called my cell phone and left a message at about 10:25 am, he states that he called because I hadn't called in a half an hour prior to my shift, which started at 8:30 a.m., why did it take him 2 hrs before calling me? And I would bet that the supervisor had made arrangements to have a teller there to cover my shift since my doctor called her. Please help my family and I. Sincerely, Damari Please forward to anyone willing to help us, thanks> March 8, 2007 To: Senator Barbara Boxer Also: Jason J Chan, 1700 Montgomery Street, Suite 240 San Francisco, Ca.94111 Dear Senator Barbara Boxer, On, 3/7/07, I received a notice from Citigroup, HR Communications Unit in New York, regarding Corporate benefits for January 2007, I have included a copy with this fax to you.. I am at the point that I feel this is harassment, why, because Citibank fired me on 12/13/05. It is very upsetting to me every time I receive these notices, it is a constant reminded of everything I have lost due to the unfair and unequal treatment of employees by Jeff Ursino and Citibank. I have already been sent my 401K check due to my termination, I am not contributing to this program so why does Citigroup keep harassing me with these notices. Remember that last October, 2006, Citigroup sent me a letter ( 10 months after firing me) thanking me for 5 years of services and looking forward to 5 more years, why, they fired me. I would have made it to 5 years, as I had no plans to leave the company, but I was fired 12 days before Christmas via UPS. That notice was again just another reminded of what could have been and what I have lost. Please ask Citigroup to stop harassing me with these notices for they are very upsetting to me. Also, on 3/7/07, I received a letter from your Director of Constituent Services, Eric Jose Vizcaino, regarding a letter I sent you and it states that my concerns are being forwarded to the Director of the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Suzanne M Ambrose, for her review. Again, Citibank attorneys explained to the DFEH, how and why they fired me and as I pointed out to you in an earlier letter, Citibank lied to them about me calling in on 11/15/05, Citibank states that I called in and said I would be out the rest of the week. Again this is a lie, I worked that day. Sheri Paulo, Employee Relations manager of New York for Citigroup, had told me that they said this due to being miss informed , when I brought this lie up to her attention, she said that they had been given bad information and that they would correct this by sending in another statement to the DFEH, and to my knowledge they never did and instead stand by their lie. I have sent you a copy of my time card for that week and other information regarding their statement to the DFEH. Why does Citibank tell the DFEH that I was fired and Ronan of the US Dept. of Labor that I am still employed. They also told Ronan that they would send me a letter explaining how I am still employed, but I never received this letter, why? Last June, Citigroup gave me stock, which I refused due to being fired and Chuck Prince office acknowledges receiving my letter explaining that I had been fired and that I should not have been issued the stock and they took the stock back. I have also sent you a copy of that letter in the black binder which I sent to your San Francisco office, did you receive this binder? Please , Senator Boxer, please help us get to the truth, it is as if Citibank doesn't know what the left hand is doing or the right hand is doing, please help stop the harassment. How many more letters am I going to be sent by Citigroup informing me of everything I have lost. Sincerely,
    PETITION
    Please help us by signing our petition regarding …
    "Working mothers and Citibank ethics."
    Go to-- http://my.Care2.com/dcsbears
    Mother fired, 12 days before Christmas, while out ill on a workers comp
    pending case, with a doctors note, fired via UPS. Citibank broke California
    labor codes & some employees at the Carmel branch & Citibank attorneys have
    not been honest with the Department of Fair Employment & Housing, Department
    of US Labor, Wage & Hourly Division & their clients in Carmel. Citibank
    attorneys & employees submitted false information, the lies must stop.
    Force Citibank to tell the truth.
    Time for Corporate America Ethics Reform.
    Stop corporate bullying.
    Send me an email if you have any problems signing in at:
    ( Dcsbears [at] yahoo.com or Dcsbears [at] aol.com )
    I strongly feel I was fired for putting my daughter first, please help us
    reach our goal of 100,000 signatures.
    What kind of manager fires you while ill?
    Thank you, Damari
    How did Citibank make the list of the:
    "BEST 100 companies for Working mothers"?????????
    Court date is coming up on June 14,2007
    All signatures will be forwarded to Senator Barbara Boxer
    Why does Citibank lie to clients about firing me? They have told their
    clients that I left to work for my husband, that I am on vacation, that I
    don't work Saturdays, anything but the truth. They even lied about me
    calling in sick yet my time card proves I was there and my time card was
    approved by the supervisor.
    Please help us, how does the little guy fight Corrupt American Companies?
    Working mother and Citibank ethics
    Working mother at Citibank, how did they make the list of the "Best 100
    Companies for Working Mothers? Fired for putting daughters needs first?
    Fired via UPS, 12 days before Christmas?
    Please forward to anyone that could help us, thanks.
    Keep this story going so we can get help. Tell a friend to tell a friend,
    how else can the little guy fight corporate America?
    Please help us if you can along with the Senator, this letter was sent to
    the Senator:
    To: Senator Barbara Boxer, Feb. 18, 2007
    Also: Jason J Chan,
    1700 Montgomery Street, Suite 240
    San Francisco, Ca.94111
    Regarding your letter of February 5, 2007, thank you. You state that you
    will submit a formal inquiry to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and that
    this may take up to 4-5 weeks. In that case I have taken the liberty to put
    together this binder as to hopefully speed up the process or maybe just so
    you have it to review.
    In this binder I can show the Jeff Ursino was not fair and equal to all the
    employees and although others violated policy I am the only one he fired.
    Citibank did not follow their own policy much less that of the Ca. Labor
    laws and codes.
    I don't believe that Citibank has been honest with their clients as well as
    the DFEH and DOL.
    Citibank did not submit a new statement regarding 11/15/05 to the DFEH and
    seem to stand behind their " bad Information". I worked the day they state I
    called in and supposedly stated that I would be out the rest of the week,
    not true. What else is branch 915, Jeff Ursino, Kathleen Munoz and their
    corporate attorneys in New York willing to lie about?
    Please help us get to the truth about why Jeff really fired me. Why does
    Citibank stand behind Jeff and his lies and much more? The teller that left
    about $10,000.00 out is still working their and to my knowledge was not
    written up and yet this was worse for the bank than me just wanting to care
    for my daughter and having my doctor call in for me.
    Jeff made error after error with the write ups and the firing procedure of
    Citibank. Why did Jeff Ursino and Citibank feel I wasn't worthy of an exit
    interview? Why was I fired at home and not at my place of work? Why was I
    not given a verbal or informal warning as is Citibank policy?
    Please go through or have someone review my notes and proof of their
    dishonesty. Please help us and all those wrongfully terminated by corporate
    America.. It is time for Corporate America ethics Reform. Senator Boxer if I
    had been a bad employee I would have just walked away but I wasn't. I have
    letters from clients that truly appreciated me and my work and even Citibank
    has acknowledge that I was great for the Carmel branch, so why fire me and
    throw me out like yesterdays trash? Because Jeff Ursino just didn't like me
    and was out to fire me from the moment he threaten me with job abandonment
    before I had ever missed a Saturday. Why? As I told Dr. Lowell and all the
    other doctors I have seen, "this just doesn't make sense!" I have spent the
    past 14 months fighting for my rights, please help me and my family, we need
    more moms like me that want to be their for their children and teenagers are
    children.
    I look forward to hearing from you, thank you so very much for writing back
    or at least someone from your office, thanks Jason J. Chan.
    Sincerely,
    Damari Stratford
    Home 831-583-9077 Fax 831-393-9464
    AS OF 4/21/06 SENT TO THE GOVERNOR
    I SPOKE WITH THE EMPLOYEE RELATIONS DIRECTOR OF CITIGROUP TODAY, IT WAS
    ADMITTED THAT THERE WAS SOME WRONG INFORMATION GIVEN TO THE DFEH REGARDING
    THE 15th and17th OF NOVEMBER, 2005. CITIBANK WILL BE SENDING IN A "NEW'
    RESPONSE DUE TO NOT DOING THE INVESTIGATION THOROUGHLY THE FIRST TIME. SO
    WHAT ELSE ARE THEY NOT DOING THOROUGHLY OR ETHICALLY?
    THANK YOU
    As of 2007 they never submitted the correct information
    A BETTER EXPLANATION Mother fired by Citibank for no good reason
    I am searching for an Employment Attorney willing to work on a contingency
    basis. I was fired while I was out sick, the managers states in a note added
    to my personnel file that he had called me to see if I would be coming into
    work on Dec. 13th but yet with my letter of termination he returned to me
    the faxed in doctors note, faxed in at 3:44p.m. on 12/12/05 by my doctor,
    which clearly stated that I would be out from 12/12-12/16/05. He sent me my
    letter of termination thru UPS, which arrive on 12/15/05. The manager knew
    that I was out on work related stress and I had a workers comp case pending.
    The manager states that I was fired for not complying with my warning and I
    asked how I could comply if I wasn't there to comply so then I get a letter
    from HR stating that I was fired for failure to follow the call in process
    but my doctor had called in for me on the 12th due to my stress level and
    blood pressure. The doctor had spoken to the supervisor on the 12th so they
    were aware that I wouldn't be in on the 13th and my doctor has the notes on
    my file that she had made a call in for me. Citibank did not follow their
    own procedures when they fired me. The EEOC has given me the right to sue
    and the letter arrived on 2/17/06 so my 90 days have started. The DFEH has
    also launched their own investigation which Citibank received notice on
    1/23/06 and should be responding to the notice any day now, (as of
    3/8/06they haven't responded). I had an outstanding performance history with
    the bank; I had worked there for 4 years 2 months 6 days. I was the head
    teller one of the notary and the only Spanish-speaking teller. I have at
    least 40 letters of support from Citibank clients and I can prove that the
    manager was not equal with all the employees and although he was aware of
    the teller cooking the books under the direction of the supervisor none of
    them were put on corrective action yet I was written up for missing my first
    Saturday and then again when I missed my 2nd Saturday although I had a
    doctors note to be out of work due to my blood pressure and stress brought
    on by the manage and the unfairness in treatment. I had been threaten with
    job abandonment but at that time I hadn't missed any work long enough to be
    accused for this. Citibank violated code 132A of the worker comp law and I
    do have an attorney for that but they are unable to deal with all the other
    issues. I have a strong feeling that the manager never told HR that my
    doctor had called in for me nor did he share my doctors note with them, he
    is to get approval from HR before firing me yet fired me by 4:30 pm or so, I
    had also emailed him that day at 1:45 pm and explained that my doctor had
    spoken to the supervisor and faxed in a note, again he was aware that I
    wouldn't be in. The manager had called my cell phone and left a message at
    about 10:25 am, he states that he called because I hadn't called in a half
    an hour prior to my shift, which started at 8:30 a.m., why did it take him 2
    hrs before calling me? And I would bet that the supervisor had made
    arrangements to have a teller there to cover my shift since my doctor called
    her. Please help my family and I. Sincerely, Damari
    Please forward to anyone willing to help us, thanks>
    March 8, 2007
    To: Senator Barbara Boxer
    Also: Jason J Chan,
    1700 Montgomery Street, Suite 240
    San Francisco, Ca.94111
    Dear Senator Barbara Boxer,
    On, 3/7/07, I received a notice from Citigroup, HR Communications Unit in
    New York, regarding Corporate benefits for January 2007, I have included a
    copy with this fax to you..
    I am at the point that I feel this is harassment, why, because Citibank
    fired me on 12/13/05. It is very upsetting to me every time I receive these
    notices, it is a constant reminded of everything I have lost due to the
    unfair and unequal treatment of employees by Jeff Ursino and Citibank. I
    have already been sent my 401K check due to my termination, I am not
    contributing to this program so why does Citigroup keep harassing me with
    these notices. Remember that last October, 2006, Citigroup sent me a letter
    ( 10 months after firing me) thanking me for 5 years of services and looking
    forward to 5 more years, why, they fired me. I would have made it to 5
    years, as I had no plans to leave the company, but I was fired 12 days
    before Christmas via UPS. That notice was again just another reminded of
    what could have been and what I have lost. Please ask Citigroup to stop
    harassing me with these notices for they are very upsetting to me.
    Also, on 3/7/07, I received a letter from your Director of Constituent
    Services, Eric Jose Vizcaino, regarding a letter I sent you and it states
    that my concerns are being forwarded to the Director of the California
    Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Suzanne M Ambrose, for her
    review. Again, Citibank attorneys explained to the DFEH, how and why they
    fired me and as I pointed out to you in an earlier letter, Citibank lied to
    them about me calling in on 11/15/05, Citibank states that I called in and
    said I would be out the rest of the week. Again this is a lie, I worked that
    day. Sheri Paulo, Employee Relations manager of New York for Citigroup, had
    told me that they said this due to being miss informed , when I brought this
    lie up to her attention, she said that they had been given bad information
    and that they would correct this by sending in another statement to the
    DFEH, and to my knowledge they never did and instead stand by their lie. I
    have sent you a copy of my time card for that week and other information
    regarding their statement to the DFEH. Why does Citibank tell the DFEH that
    I was fired and Ronan of the US Dept. of Labor that I am still employed.
    They also told Ronan that they would send me a letter explaining how I am
    still employed, but I never received this letter, why? Last June, Citigroup gave me stock, which I refused due to being fired and Chuck Prince office
    acknowledges receiving my letter explaining that I had been fired and that I
    should not have been issued the stock and they took the stock back. I have
    also sent you a copy of that letter in the black binder which I sent to your
    San Francisco office, did you receive this binder?
    Please , Senator Boxer, please help us get to the truth, it is as if
    Citibank doesn't know what the left hand is doing or the right hand is
    doing, please help stop the harassment. How many more letters am I going to
    be sent by Citigroup informing me of everything I have lost.

    Damari

    PETITION Please help us by signing our petition regarding … "Working mothers and Citibank ethics." Go to-- http://my.Care2.com/dcsbears Mother fired, 12 days before Christmas, while out ill on a workers comp pending case, with a doctors note, fired via UPS. Citibank broke California labor codes & some employees at the Carmel branch & Citibank attorneys have not been honest with the Department of Fair Employment & Housing, Department of US Labor, Wage & Hourly Division & their clients in Carmel. Citibank attorneys & employees submitted false information, the lies must stop. Force Citibank to tell the truth. Time for Corporate America Ethics Reform. Stop corporate bullying. Send me an email if you have any problems signing in at: ( Dcsbears@yahoo.com or Dcsbears@aol.com ) I strongly feel I was fired for putting my daughter first, please help us reach our goal of 100,000 signatures. What kind of manager fires you while ill? Thank you, Damari How did Citibank make the list of the: "BEST 100 companies for Working mothers"????????? Court date is coming up on June 14,2007 All signatures will be forwarded to Senator Barbara Boxer Why does Citibank lie to clients about firing me? They have told their clients that I left to work for my husband, that I am on vacation, that I don't work Saturdays, anything but the truth. They even lied about me calling in sick yet my time card proves I was there and my time card was approved by the supervisor. Please help us, how does the little guy fight Corrupt American Companies? Working mother and Citibank ethics Working mother at Citibank, how did they make the list of the "Best 100 Companies for Working Mothers? Fired for putting daughters needs first? Fired via UPS, 12 days before Christmas? Please forward to anyone that could help us, thanks. Keep this story going so we can get help. Tell a friend to tell a friend, how else can the little guy fight corporate America? Please help us if you can along with the Senator, this letter was sent to the Senator: To: Senator Barbara Boxer, Feb. 18, 2007 Also: Jason J Chan, 1700 Montgomery Street, Suite 240 San Francisco, Ca.94111 Regarding your letter of February 5, 2007, thank you. You state that you will submit a formal inquiry to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and that this may take up to 4-5 weeks. In that case I have taken the liberty to put together this binder as to hopefully speed up the process or maybe just so you have it to review. In this binder I can show the Jeff Ursino was not fair and equal to all the employees and although others violated policy I am the only one he fired. Citibank did not follow their own policy much less that of the Ca. Labor laws and codes. I don't believe that Citibank has been honest with their clients as well as the DFEH and DOL. Citibank did not submit a new statement regarding 11/15/05 to the DFEH and seem to stand behind their " bad Information". I worked the day they state I called in and supposedly stated that I would be out the rest of the week, not true. What else is branch 915, Jeff Ursino, Kathleen Munoz and their corporate attorneys in New York willing to lie about? Please help us get to the truth about why Jeff really fired me. Why does Citibank stand behind Jeff and his lies and much more? The teller that left about $10,000.00 out is still working their and to my knowledge was not written up and yet this was worse for the bank than me just wanting to care for my daughter and having my doctor call in for me. Jeff made error after error with the write ups and the firing procedure of Citibank. Why did Jeff Ursino and Citibank feel I wasn't worthy of an exit interview? Why was I fired at home and not at my place of work? Why was I not given a verbal or informal warning as is Citibank policy? Please go through or have someone review my notes and proof of their dishonesty. Please help us and all those wrongfully terminated by corporate America.. It is time for Corporate America ethics Reform. Senator Boxer if I had been a bad employee I would have just walked away but I wasn't. I have letters from clients that truly appreciated me and my work and even Citibank has acknowledge that I was great for the Carmel branch, so why fire me and throw me out like yesterdays trash? Because Jeff Ursino just didn't like me and was out to fire me from the moment he threaten me with job abandonment before I had ever missed a Saturday. Why? As I told Dr. Lowell and all the other doctors I have seen, "this just doesn't make sense!" I have spent the past 14 months fighting for my rights, please help me and my family, we need more moms like me that want to be their for their children and teenagers are children. I look forward to hearing from you, thank you so very much for writing back or at least someone from your office, thanks Jason J. Chan. Sincerely, Damari Stratford Home 831-583-9077 Fax 831-393-9464 AS OF 4/21/06 SENT TO THE GOVERNOR I SPOKE WITH THE EMPLOYEE RELATIONS DIRECTOR OF CITIGROUP TODAY, IT WAS ADMITTED THAT THERE WAS SOME WRONG INFORMATION GIVEN TO THE DFEH REGARDING THE 15th and17th OF NOVEMBER, 2005. CITIBANK WILL BE SENDING IN A "NEW' RESPONSE DUE TO NOT DOING THE INVESTIGATION THOROUGHLY THE FIRST TIME. SO WHAT ELSE ARE THEY NOT DOING THOROUGHLY OR ETHICALLY? THANK YOU As of 2007 they never submitted the correct information A BETTER EXPLANATION Mother fired by Citibank for no good reason I am searching for an Employment Attorney willing to work on a contingency basis. I was fired while I was out sick, the managers states in a note added to my personnel file that he had called me to see if I would be coming into work on Dec. 13th but yet with my letter of termination he returned to me the faxed in doctors note, faxed in at 3:44p.m. on 12/12/05 by my doctor, which clearly stated that I would be out from 12/12-12/16/05. He sent me my letter of termination thru UPS, which arrive on 12/15/05. The manager knew that I was out on work related stress and I had a workers comp case pending. The manager states that I was fired for not complying with my warning and I asked how I could comply if I wasn't there to comply so then I get a letter from HR stating that I was fired for failure to follow the call in process but my doctor had called in for me on the 12th due to my stress level and blood pressure. The doctor had spoken to the supervisor on the 12th so they were aware that I wouldn't be in on the 13th and my doctor has the notes on my file that she had made a call in for me. Citibank did not follow their own procedures when they fired me. The EEOC has given me the right to sue and the letter arrived on 2/17/06 so my 90 days have started. The DFEH has also launched their own investigation which Citibank received notice on 1/23/06 and should be responding to the notice any day now, (as of 3/8/06they haven't responded). I had an outstanding performance history with the bank; I had worked there for 4 years 2 months 6 days. I was the head teller one of the notary and the only Spanish-speaking teller. I have at least 40 letters of support from Citibank clients and I can prove that the manager was not equal with all the employees and although he was aware of the teller cooking the books under the direction of the supervisor none of them were put on corrective action yet I was written up for missing my first Saturday and then again when I missed my 2nd Saturday although I had a doctors note to be out of work due to my blood pressure and stress brought on by the manage and the unfairness in treatment. I had been threaten with job abandonment but at that time I hadn't missed any work long enough to be accused for this. Citibank violated code 132A of the worker comp law and I do have an attorney for that but they are unable to deal with all the other issues. I have a strong feeling that the manager never told HR that my doctor had called in for me nor did he share my doctors note with them, he is to get approval from HR before firing me yet fired me by 4:30 pm or so, I had also emailed him that day at 1:45 pm and explained that my doctor had spoken to the supervisor and faxed in a note, again he was aware that I wouldn't be in. The manager had called my cell phone and left a message at about 10:25 am, he states that he called because I hadn't called in a half an hour prior to my shift, which started at 8:30 a.m., why did it take him 2 hrs before calling me? And I would bet that the supervisor had made arrangements to have a teller there to cover my shift since my doctor called her. Please help my family and I. Sincerely, Damari Please forward to anyone willing to help us, thanks> March 8, 2007 To: Senator Barbara Boxer Also: Jason J Chan, 1700 Montgomery Street, Suite 240 San Francisco, Ca.94111 Dear Senator Barbara Boxer, On, 3/7/07, I received a notice from Citigroup, HR Communications Unit in New York, regarding Corporate benefits for January 2007, I have included a copy with this fax to you.. I am at the point that I feel this is harassment, why, because Citibank fired me on 12/13/05. It is very upsetting to me every time I receive these notices, it is a constant reminded of everything I have lost due to the unfair and unequal treatment of employees by Jeff Ursino and Citibank. I have already been sent my 401K check due to my termination, I am not contributing to this program so why does Citigroup keep harassing me with these notices. Remember that last October, 2006, Citigroup sent me a letter ( 10 months after firing me) thanking me for 5 years of services and looking forward to 5 more years, why, they fired me. I would have made it to 5 years, as I had no plans to leave the company, but I was fired 12 days before Christmas via UPS. That notice was again just another reminded of what could have been and what I have lost. Please ask Citigroup to stop harassing me with these notices for they are very upsetting to me. Also, on 3/7/07, I received a letter from your Director of Constituent Services, Eric Jose Vizcaino, regarding a letter I sent you and it states that my concerns are being forwarded to the Director of the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Suzanne M Ambrose, for her review. Again, Citibank attorneys explained to the DFEH, how and why they fired me and as I pointed out to you in an earlier letter, Citibank lied to them about me calling in on 11/15/05, Citibank states that I called in and said I would be out the rest of the week. Again this is a lie, I worked that day. Sheri Paulo, Employee Relations manager of New York for Citigroup, had told me that they said this due to being miss informed , when I brought this lie up to her attention, she said that they had been given bad information and that they would correct this by sending in another statement to the DFEH, and to my knowledge they never did and instead stand by their lie. I have sent you a copy of my time card for that week and other information regarding their statement to the DFEH. Why does Citibank tell the DFEH that I was fired and Ronan of the US Dept. of Labor that I am still employed. They also told Ronan that they would send me a letter explaining how I am still employed, but I never received this letter, why? Last June, Citigroup gave me stock, which I refused due to being fired and Chuck Prince office acknowledges receiving my letter explaining that I had been fired and that I should not have been issued the stock and they took the stock back. I have also sent you a copy of that letter in the black binder which I sent to your San Francisco office, did you receive this binder? Please , Senator Boxer, please help us get to the truth, it is as if Citibank doesn't know what the left hand is doing or the right hand is doing, please help stop the harassment. How many more letters am I going to be sent by Citigroup informing me of everything I have lost. Sincerely,
    PETITION
    Please help us by signing our petition regarding …
    "Working mothers and Citibank ethics."
    Go to-- http://my.Care2.com/dcsbears
    Mother fired, 12 days before Christmas, while out ill on a workers comp
    pending case, with a doctors note, fired via UPS. Citibank broke California
    labor codes & some employees at the Carmel branch & Citibank attorneys have
    not been honest with the Department of Fair Employment & Housing, Department
    of US Labor, Wage & Hourly Division & their clients in Carmel. Citibank
    attorneys & employees submitted false information, the lies must stop.
    Force Citibank to tell the truth.
    Time for Corporate America Ethics Reform.
    Stop corporate bullying.
    Send me an email if you have any problems signing in at:
    ( Dcsbears [at] yahoo.com or Dcsbears [at] aol.com )
    I strongly feel I was fired for putting my daughter first, please help us
    reach our goal of 100,000 signatures.
    What kind of manager fires you while ill?
    Thank you, Damari
    How did Citibank make the list of the:
    "BEST 100 companies for Working mothers"?????????
    Court date is coming up on June 14,2007
    All signatures will be forwarded to Senator Barbara Boxer
    Why does Citibank lie to clients about firing me? They have told their
    clients that I left to work for my husband, that I am on vacation, that I
    don't work Saturdays, anything but the truth. They even lied about me
    calling in sick yet my time card proves I was there and my time card was
    approved by the supervisor.
    Please help us, how does the little guy fight Corrupt American Companies?
    Working mother and Citibank ethics
    Working mother at Citibank, how did they make the list of the "Best 100
    Companies for Working Mothers? Fired for putting daughters needs first?
    Fired via UPS, 12 days before Christmas?
    Please forward to anyone that could help us, thanks.
    Keep this story going so we can get help. Tell a friend to tell a friend,
    how else can the little guy fight corporate America?
    Please help us if you can along with the Senator, this letter was sent to
    the Senator:
    To: Senator Barbara Boxer, Feb. 18, 2007
    Also: Jason J Chan,
    1700 Montgomery Street, Suite 240
    San Francisco, Ca.94111
    Regarding your letter of February 5, 2007, thank you. You state that you
    will submit a formal inquiry to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and that
    this may take up to 4-5 weeks. In that case I have taken the liberty to put
    together this binder as to hopefully speed up the process or maybe just so
    you have it to review.
    In this binder I can show the Jeff Ursino was not fair and equal to all the
    employees and although others violated policy I am the only one he fired.
    Citibank did not follow their own policy much less that of the Ca. Labor
    laws and codes.
    I don't believe that Citibank has been honest with their clients as well as
    the DFEH and DOL.
    Citibank did not submit a new statement regarding 11/15/05 to the DFEH and
    seem to stand behind their " bad Information". I worked the day they state I
    called in and supposedly stated that I would be out the rest of the week,
    not true. What else is branch 915, Jeff Ursino, Kathleen Munoz and their
    corporate attorneys in New York willing to lie about?
    Please help us get to the truth about why Jeff really fired me. Why does
    Citibank stand behind Jeff and his lies and much more? The teller that left
    about $10,000.00 out is still working their and to my knowledge was not
    written up and yet this was worse for the bank than me just wanting to care
    for my daughter and having my doctor call in for me.
    Jeff made error after error with the write ups and the firing procedure of
    Citibank. Why did Jeff Ursino and Citibank feel I wasn't worthy of an exit
    interview? Why was I fired at home and not at my place of work? Why was I
    not given a verbal or informal warning as is Citibank policy?
    Please go through or have someone review my notes and proof of their
    dishonesty. Please help us and all those wrongfully terminated by corporate
    America.. It is time for Corporate America ethics Reform. Senator Boxer if I
    had been a bad employee I would have just walked away but I wasn't. I have
    letters from clients that truly appreciated me and my work and even Citibank
    has acknowledge that I was great for the Carmel branch, so why fire me and
    throw me out like yesterdays trash? Because Jeff Ursino just didn't like me
    and was out to fire me from the moment he threaten me with job abandonment
    before I had ever missed a Saturday. Why? As I told Dr. Lowell and all the
    other doctors I have seen, "this just doesn't make sense!" I have spent the
    past 14 months fighting for my rights, please help me and my family, we need
    more moms like me that want to be their for their children and teenagers are
    children.
    I look forward to hearing from you, thank you so very much for writing back
    or at least someone from your office, thanks Jason J. Chan.
    Sincerely,
    Damari Stratford
    Home 831-583-9077 Fax 831-393-9464
    AS OF 4/21/06 SENT TO THE GOVERNOR
    I SPOKE WITH THE EMPLOYEE RELATIONS DIRECTOR OF CITIGROUP TODAY, IT WAS
    ADMITTED THAT THERE WAS SOME WRONG INFORMATION GIVEN TO THE DFEH REGARDING
    THE 15th and17th OF NOVEMBER, 2005. CITIBANK WILL BE SENDING IN A "NEW'
    RESPONSE DUE TO NOT DOING THE INVESTIGATION THOROUGHLY THE FIRST TIME. SO
    WHAT ELSE ARE THEY NOT DOING THOROUGHLY OR ETHICALLY?
    THANK YOU
    As of 2007 they never submitted the correct information
    A BETTER EXPLANATION Mother fired by Citibank for no good reason
    I am searching for an Employment Attorney willing to work on a contingency
    basis. I was fired while I was out sick, the managers states in a note added
    to my personnel file that he had called me to see if I would be coming into
    work on Dec. 13th but yet with my letter of termination he returned to me
    the faxed in doctors note, faxed in at 3:44p.m. on 12/12/05 by my doctor,
    which clearly stated that I would be out from 12/12-12/16/05. He sent me my
    letter of termination thru UPS, which arrive on 12/15/05. The manager knew
    that I was out on work related stress and I had a workers comp case pending.
    The manager states that I was fired for not complying with my warning and I
    asked how I could comply if I wasn't there to comply so then I get a letter
    from HR stating that I was fired for failure to follow the call in process
    but my doctor had called in for me on the 12th due to my stress level and
    blood pressure. The doctor had spoken to the supervisor on the 12th so they
    were aware that I wouldn't be in on the 13th and my doctor has the notes on
    my file that she had made a call in for me. Citibank did not follow their
    own procedures when they fired me. The EEOC has given me the right to sue
    and the letter arrived on 2/17/06 so my 90 days have started. The DFEH has
    also launched their own investigation which Citibank received notice on
    1/23/06 and should be responding to the notice any day now, (as of
    3/8/06they haven't responded). I had an outstanding performance history with
    the bank; I had worked there for 4 years 2 months 6 days. I was the head
    teller one of the notary and the only Spanish-speaking teller. I have at
    least 40 letters of support from Citibank clients and I can prove that the
    manager was not equal with all the employees and although he was aware of
    the teller cooking the books under the direction of the supervisor none of
    them were put on corrective action yet I was written up for missing my first
    Saturday and then again when I missed my 2nd Saturday although I had a
    doctors note to be out of work due to my blood pressure and stress brought
    on by the manage and the unfairness in treatment. I had been threaten with
    job abandonment but at that time I hadn't missed any work long enough to be
    accused for this. Citibank violated code 132A of the worker comp law and I
    do have an attorney for that but they are unable to deal with all the other
    issues. I have a strong feeling that the manager never told HR that my
    doctor had called in for me nor did he share my doctors note with them, he
    is to get approval from HR before firing me yet fired me by 4:30 pm or so, I
    had also emailed him that day at 1:45 pm and explained that my doctor had
    spoken to the supervisor and faxed in a note, again he was aware that I
    wouldn't be in. The manager had called my cell phone and left a message at
    about 10:25 am, he states that he called because I hadn't called in a half
    an hour prior to my shift, which started at 8:30 a.m., why did it take him 2
    hrs before calling me? And I would bet that the supervisor had made
    arrangements to have a teller there to cover my shift since my doctor called
    her. Please help my family and I. Sincerely, Damari
    Please forward to anyone willing to help us, thanks>
    March 8, 2007
    To: Senator Barbara Boxer
    Also: Jason J Chan,
    1700 Montgomery Street, Suite 240
    San Francisco, Ca.94111
    Dear Senator Barbara Boxer,
    On, 3/7/07, I received a notice from Citigroup, HR Communications Unit in
    New York, regarding Corporate benefits for January 2007, I have included a
    copy with this fax to you..
    I am at the point that I feel this is harassment, why, because Citibank
    fired me on 12/13/05. It is very upsetting to me every time I receive these
    notices, it is a constant reminded of everything I have lost due to the
    unfair and unequal treatment of employees by Jeff Ursino and Citibank. I
    have already been sent my 401K check due to my termination, I am not
    contributing to this program so why does Citigroup keep harassing me with
    these notices. Remember that last October, 2006, Citigroup sent me a letter
    ( 10 months after firing me) thanking me for 5 years of services and looking
    forward to 5 more years, why, they fired me. I would have made it to 5
    years, as I had no plans to leave the company, but I was fired 12 days
    before Christmas via UPS. That notice was again just another reminded of
    what could have been and what I have lost. Please ask Citigroup to stop
    harassing me with these notices for they are very upsetting to me.
    Also, on 3/7/07, I received a letter from your Director of Constituent
    Services, Eric Jose Vizcaino, regarding a letter I sent you and it states
    that my concerns are being forwarded to the Director of the California
    Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Suzanne M Ambrose, for her
    review. Again, Citibank attorneys explained to the DFEH, how and why they
    fired me and as I pointed out to you in an earlier letter, Citibank lied to
    them about me calling in on 11/15/05, Citibank states that I called in and
    said I would be out the rest of the week. Again this is a lie, I worked that
    day. Sheri Paulo, Employee Relations manager of New York for Citigroup, had
    told me that they said this due to being miss informed , when I brought this
    lie up to her attention, she said that they had been given bad information
    and that they would correct this by sending in another statement to the
    DFEH, and to my knowledge they never did and instead stand by their lie. I
    have sent you a copy of my time card for that week and other information
    regarding their statement to the DFEH. Why does Citibank tell the DFEH that
    I was fired and Ronan of the US Dept. of Labor that I am still employed.
    They also told Ronan that they would send me a letter explaining how I am
    still employed, but I never received this letter, why? Last June, Citigroup gave me stock, which I refused due to being fired and Chuck Prince office
    acknowledges receiving my letter explaining that I had been fired and that I
    should not have been issued the stock and they took the stock back. I have
    also sent you a copy of that letter in the black binder which I sent to your
    San Francisco office, did you receive this binder?
    Please , Senator Boxer, please help us get to the truth, it is as if
    Citibank doesn't know what the left hand is doing or the right hand is
    doing, please help stop the harassment. How many more letters am I going to
    be sent by Citigroup informing me of everything I have lost.

    Damari

    PETITION Please help us by signing our petition regarding … "Working mothers and Citibank ethics." Go to-- http://my.Care2.com/dcsbears Mother fired, 12 days before Christmas, while out ill on a workers comp pending case, with a doctors note, fired via UPS. Citibank broke California labor codes & some employees at the Carmel branch & Citibank attorneys have not been honest with the Department of Fair Employment & Housing, Department of US Labor, Wage & Hourly Division & their clients in Carmel. Citibank attorneys & employees submitted false information, the lies must stop. Force Citibank to tell the truth. Time for Corporate America Ethics Reform. Stop corporate bullying. Send me an email if you have any problems signing in at: ( Dcsbears@yahoo.com or Dcsbears@aol.com ) I strongly feel I was fired for putting my daughter first, please help us reach our goal of 100,000 signatures. What kind of manager fires you while ill? Thank you, Damari How did Citibank make the list of the: "BEST 100 companies for Working mothers"????????? Court date is coming up on June 14,2007 All signatures will be forwarded to Senator Barbara Boxer Why does Citibank lie to clients about firing me? They have told their clients that I left to work for my husband, that I am on vacation, that I don't work Saturdays, anything but the truth. They even lied about me calling in sick yet my time card proves I was there and my time card was approved by the supervisor. Please help us, how does the little guy fight Corrupt American Companies? Working mother and Citibank ethics Working mother at Citibank, how did they make the list of the "Best 100 Companies for Working Mothers? Fired for putting daughters needs first? Fired via UPS, 12 days before Christmas? Please forward to anyone that could help us, thanks. Keep this story going so we can get help. Tell a friend to tell a friend, how else can the little guy fight corporate America? Please help us if you can along with the Senator, this letter was sent to the Senator: To: Senator Barbara Boxer, Feb. 18, 2007 Also: Jason J Chan, 1700 Montgomery Street, Suite 240 San Francisco, Ca.94111 Regarding your letter of February 5, 2007, thank you. You state that you will submit a formal inquiry to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and that this may take up to 4-5 weeks. In that case I have taken the liberty to put together this binder as to hopefully speed up the process or maybe just so you have it to review. In this binder I can show the Jeff Ursino was not fair and equal to all the employees and although others violated policy I am the only one he fired. Citibank did not follow their own policy much less that of the Ca. Labor laws and codes. I don't believe that Citibank has been honest with their clients as well as the DFEH and DOL. Citibank did not submit a new statement regarding 11/15/05 to the DFEH and seem to stand behind their " bad Information". I worked the day they state I called in and supposedly stated that I would be out the rest of the week, not true. What else is branch 915, Jeff Ursino, Kathleen Munoz and their corporate attorneys in New York willing to lie about? Please help us get to the truth about why Jeff really fired me. Why does Citibank stand behind Jeff and his lies and much more? The teller that left about $10,000.00 out is still working their and to my knowledge was not written up and yet this was worse for the bank than me just wanting to care for my daughter and having my doctor call in for me. Jeff made error after error with the write ups and the firing procedure of Citibank. Why did Jeff Ursino and Citibank feel I wasn't worthy of an exit interview? Why was I fired at home and not at my place of work? Why was I not given a verbal or informal warning as is Citibank policy? Please go through or have someone review my notes and proof of their dishonesty. Please help us and all those wrongfully terminated by corporate America.. It is time for Corporate America ethics Reform. Senator Boxer if I had been a bad employee I would have just walked away but I wasn't. I have letters from clients that truly appreciated me and my work and even Citibank has acknowledge that I was great for the Carmel branch, so why fire me and throw me out like yesterdays trash? Because Jeff Ursino just didn't like me and was out to fire me from the moment he threaten me with job abandonment before I had ever missed a Saturday. Why? As I told Dr. Lowell and all the other doctors I have seen, "this just doesn't make sense!" I have spent the past 14 months fighting for my rights, please help me and my family, we need more moms like me that want to be their for their children and teenagers are children. I look forward to hearing from you, thank you so very much for writing back or at least someone from your office, thanks Jason J. Chan. Sincerely, Damari Stratford Home 831-583-9077 Fax 831-393-9464 AS OF 4/21/06 SENT TO THE GOVERNOR I SPOKE WITH THE EMPLOYEE RELATIONS DIRECTOR OF CITIGROUP TODAY, IT WAS ADMITTED THAT THERE WAS SOME WRONG INFORMATION GIVEN TO THE DFEH REGARDING THE 15th and17th OF NOVEMBER, 2005. CITIBANK WILL BE SENDING IN A "NEW' RESPONSE DUE TO NOT DOING THE INVESTIGATION THOROUGHLY THE FIRST TIME. SO WHAT ELSE ARE THEY NOT DOING THOROUGHLY OR ETHICALLY? THANK YOU As of 2007 they never submitted the correct information A BETTER EXPLANATION Mother fired by Citibank for no good reason I am searching for an Employment Attorney willing to work on a contingency basis. I was fired while I was out sick, the managers states in a note added to my personnel file that he had called me to see if I would be coming into work on Dec. 13th but yet with my letter of termination he returned to me the faxed in doctors note, faxed in at 3:44p.m. on 12/12/05 by my doctor, which clearly stated that I would be out from 12/12-12/16/05. He sent me my letter of termination thru UPS, which arrive on 12/15/05. The manager knew that I was out on work related stress and I had a workers comp case pending. The manager states that I was fired for not complying with my warning and I asked how I could comply if I wasn't there to comply so then I get a letter from HR stating that I was fired for failure to follow the call in process but my doctor had called in for me on the 12th due to my stress level and blood pressure. The doctor had spoken to the supervisor on the 12th so they were aware that I wouldn't be in on the 13th and my doctor has the notes on my file that she had made a call in for me. Citibank did not follow their own procedures when they fired me. The EEOC has given me the right to sue and the letter arrived on 2/17/06 so my 90 days have started. The DFEH has also launched their own investigation which Citibank received notice on 1/23/06 and should be responding to the notice any day now, (as of 3/8/06they haven't responded). I had an outstanding performance history with the bank; I had worked there for 4 years 2 months 6 days. I was the head teller one of the notary and the only Spanish-speaking teller. I have at least 40 letters of support from Citibank clients and I can prove that the manager was not equal with all the employees and although he was aware of the teller cooking the books under the direction of the supervisor none of them were put on corrective action yet I was written up for missing my first Saturday and then again when I missed my 2nd Saturday although I had a doctors note to be out of work due to my blood pressure and stress brought on by the manage and the unfairness in treatment. I had been threaten with job abandonment but at that time I hadn't missed any work long enough to be accused for this. Citibank violated code 132A of the worker comp law and I do have an attorney for that but they are unable to deal with all the other issues. I have a strong feeling that the manager never told HR that my doctor had called in for me nor did he share my doctors note with them, he is to get approval from HR before firing me yet fired me by 4:30 pm or so, I had also emailed him that day at 1:45 pm and explained that my doctor had spoken to the supervisor and faxed in a note, again he was aware that I wouldn't be in. The manager had called my cell phone and left a message at about 10:25 am, he states that he called because I hadn't called in a half an hour prior to my shift, which started at 8:30 a.m., why did it take him 2 hrs before calling me? And I would bet that the supervisor had made arrangements to have a teller there to cover my shift since my doctor called her. Please help my family and I. Sincerely, Damari Please forward to anyone willing to help us, thanks> March 8, 2007 To: Senator Barbara Boxer Also: Jason J Chan, 1700 Montgomery Street, Suite 240 San Francisco, Ca.94111 Dear Senator Barbara Boxer, On, 3/7/07, I received a notice from Citigroup, HR Communications Unit in New York, regarding Corporate benefits for January 2007, I have included a copy with this fax to you.. I am at the point that I feel this is harassment, why, because Citibank fired me on 12/13/05. It is very upsetting to me every time I receive these notices, it is a constant reminded of everything I have lost due to the unfair and unequal treatment of employees by Jeff Ursino and Citibank. I have already been sent my 401K check due to my termination, I am not contributing to this program so why does Citigroup keep harassing me with these notices. Remember that last October, 2006, Citigroup sent me a letter ( 10 months after firing me) thanking me for 5 years of services and looking forward to 5 more years, why, they fired me. I would have made it to 5 years, as I had no plans to leave the company, but I was fired 12 days before Christmas via UPS. That notice was again just another reminded of what could have been and what I have lost. Please ask Citigroup to stop harassing me with these notices for they are very upsetting to me. Also, on 3/7/07, I received a letter from your Director of Constituent Services, Eric Jose Vizcaino, regarding a letter I sent you and it states that my concerns are being forwarded to the Director of the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Suzanne M Ambrose, for her review. Again, Citibank attorneys explained to the DFEH, how and why they fired me and as I pointed out to you in an earlier letter, Citibank lied to them about me calling in on 11/15/05, Citibank states that I called in and said I would be out the rest of the week. Again this is a lie, I worked that day. Sheri Paulo, Employee Relations manager of New York for Citigroup, had told me that they said this due to being miss informed , when I brought this lie up to her attention, she said that they had been given bad information and that they would correct this by sending in another statement to the DFEH, and to my knowledge they never did and instead stand by their lie. I have sent you a copy of my time card for that week and other information regarding their statement to the DFEH. Why does Citibank tell the DFEH that I was fired and Ronan of the US Dept. of Labor that I am still employed. They also told Ronan that they would send me a letter explaining how I am still employed, but I never received this letter, why? Last June, Citigroup gave me stock, which I refused due to being fired and Chuck Prince office acknowledges receiving my letter explaining that I had been fired and that I should not have been issued the stock and they took the stock back. I have also sent you a copy of that letter in the black binder which I sent to your San Francisco office, did you receive this binder? Please , Senator Boxer, please help us get to the truth, it is as if Citibank doesn't know what the left hand is doing or the right hand is doing, please help stop the harassment. How many more letters am I going to be sent by Citigroup informing me of everything I have lost. Sincerely,
    PETITION
    Please help us by signing our petition regarding …
    "Working mothers and Citibank ethics."
    Go to-- http://my.Care2.com/dcsbears
    Mother fired, 12 days before Christmas, while out ill on a workers comp
    pending case, with a doctors note, fired via UPS. Citibank broke California
    labor codes & some employees at the Carmel branch & Citibank attorneys have
    not been honest with the Department of Fair Employment & Housing, Department
    of US Labor, Wage & Hourly Division & their clients in Carmel. Citibank
    attorneys & employees submitted false information, the lies must stop.
    Force Citibank to tell the truth.
    Time for Corporate America Ethics Reform.
    Stop corporate bullying.
    Send me an email if you have any problems signing in at:
    ( Dcsbears [at] yahoo.com or Dcsbears [at] aol.com )
    I strongly feel I was fired for putting my daughter first, please help us
    reach our goal of 100,000 signatures.
    What kind of manager fires you while ill?
    Thank you, Damari
    How did Citibank make the list of the:
    "BEST 100 companies for Working mothers"?????????
    Court date is coming up on June 14,2007
    All signatures will be forwarded to Senator Barbara Boxer
    Why does Citibank lie to clients about firing me? They have told their
    clients that I left to work for my husband, that I am on vacation, that I
    don't work Saturdays, anything but the truth. They even lied about me
    calling in sick yet my time card proves I was there and my time card was
    approved by the supervisor.
    Please help us, how does the little guy fight Corrupt American Companies?
    Working mother and Citibank ethics
    Working mother at Citibank, how did they make the list of the "Best 100
    Companies for Working Mothers? Fired for putting daughters needs first?
    Fired via UPS, 12 days before Christmas?
    Please forward to anyone that could help us, thanks.
    Keep this story going so we can get help. Tell a friend to tell a friend,
    how else can the little guy fight corporate America?
    Please help us if you can along with the Senator, this letter was sent to
    the Senator:
    To: Senator Barbara Boxer, Feb. 18, 2007
    Also: Jason J Chan,
    1700 Montgomery Street, Suite 240
    San Francisco, Ca.94111
    Regarding your letter of February 5, 2007, thank you. You state that you
    will submit a formal inquiry to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and that
    this may take up to 4-5 weeks. In that case I have taken the liberty to put
    together this binder as to hopefully speed up the process or maybe just so
    you have it to review.
    In this binder I can show the Jeff Ursino was not fair and equal to all the
    employees and although others violated policy I am the only one he fired.
    Citibank did not follow their own policy much less that of the Ca. Labor
    laws and codes.
    I don't believe that Citibank has been honest with their clients as well as
    the DFEH and DOL.
    Citibank did not submit a new statement regarding 11/15/05 to the DFEH and
    seem to stand behind their " bad Information". I worked the day they state I
    called in and supposedly stated that I would be out the rest of the week,
    not true. What else is branch 915, Jeff Ursino, Kathleen Munoz and their
    corporate attorneys in New York willing to lie about?
    Please help us get to the truth about why Jeff really fired me. Why does
    Citibank stand behind Jeff and his lies and much more? The teller that left
    about $10,000.00 out is still working their and to my knowledge was not
    written up and yet this was worse for the bank than me just wanting to care
    for my daughter and having my doctor call in for me.
    Jeff made error after error with the write ups and the firing procedure of
    Citibank. Why did Jeff Ursino and Citibank feel I wasn't worthy of an exit
    interview? Why was I fired at home and not at my place of work? Why was I
    not given a verbal or informal warning as is Citibank policy?
    Please go through or have someone review my notes and proof of their
    dishonesty. Please help us and all those wrongfully terminated by corporate
    America.. It is time for Corporate America ethics Reform. Senator Boxer if I
    had been a bad employee I would have just walked away but I wasn't. I have
    letters from clients that truly appreciated me and my work and even Citibank
    has acknowledge that I was great for the Carmel branch, so why fire me and
    throw me out like yesterdays trash? Because Jeff Ursino just didn't like me
    and was out to fire me from the moment he threaten me with job abandonment
    before I had ever missed a Saturday. Why? As I told Dr. Lowell and all the
    other doctors I have seen, "this just doesn't make sense!" I have spent the
    past 14 months fighting for my rights, please help me and my family, we need
    more moms like me that want to be their for their children and teenagers are
    children.
    I look forward to hearing from you, thank you so very much for writing back
    or at least someone from your office, thanks Jason J. Chan.
    Sincerely,
    Damari Stratford
    Home 831-583-9077 Fax 831-393-9464
    AS OF 4/21/06 SENT TO THE GOVERNOR
    I SPOKE WITH THE EMPLOYEE RELATIONS DIRECTOR OF CITIGROUP TODAY, IT WAS
    ADMITTED THAT THERE WAS SOME WRONG INFORMATION GIVEN TO THE DFEH REGARDING
    THE 15th and17th OF NOVEMBER, 2005. CITIBANK WILL BE SENDING IN A "NEW'
    RESPONSE DUE TO NOT DOING THE INVESTIGATION THOROUGHLY THE FIRST TIME. SO
    WHAT ELSE ARE THEY NOT DOING THOROUGHLY OR ETHICALLY?
    THANK YOU
    As of 2007 they never submitted the correct information
    A BETTER EXPLANATION Mother fired by Citibank for no good reason
    I am searching for an Employment Attorney willing to work on a contingency
    basis. I was fired while I was out sick, the managers states in a note added
    to my personnel file that he had called me to see if I would be coming into
    work on Dec. 13th but yet with my letter of termination he returned to me
    the faxed in doctors note, faxed in at 3:44p.m. on 12/12/05 by my doctor,
    which clearly stated that I would be out from 12/12-12/16/05. He sent me my
    letter of termination thru UPS, which arrive on 12/15/05. The manager knew
    that I was out on work related stress and I had a workers comp case pending.
    The manager states that I was fired for not complying with my warning and I
    asked how I could comply if I wasn't there to comply so then I get a letter
    from HR stating that I was fired for failure to follow the call in process
    but my doctor had called in for me on the 12th due to my stress level and
    blood pressure. The doctor had spoken to the supervisor on the 12th so they
    were aware that I wouldn't be in on the 13th and my doctor has the notes on
    my file that she had made a call in for me. Citibank did not follow their
    own procedures when they fired me. The EEOC has given me the right to sue
    and the letter arrived on 2/17/06 so my 90 days have started. The DFEH has
    also launched their own investigation which Citibank received notice on
    1/23/06 and should be responding to the notice any day now, (as of
    3/8/06they haven't responded). I had an outstanding performance history with
    the bank; I had worked there for 4 years 2 months 6 days. I was the head
    teller one of the notary and the only Spanish-speaking teller. I have at
    least 40 letters of support from Citibank clients and I can prove that the
    manager was not equal with all the employees and although he was aware of
    the teller cooking the books under the direction of the supervisor none of
    them were put on corrective action yet I was written up for missing my first
    Saturday and then again when I missed my 2nd Saturday although I had a
    doctors note to be out of work due to my blood pressure and stress brought
    on by the manage and the unfairness in treatment. I had been threaten with
    job abandonment but at that time I hadn't missed any work long enough to be
    accused for this. Citibank violated code 132A of the worker comp law and I
    do have an attorney for that but they are unable to deal with all the other
    issues. I have a strong feeling that the manager never told HR that my
    doctor had called in for me nor did he share my doctors note with them, he
    is to get approval from HR before firing me yet fired me by 4:30 pm or so, I
    had also emailed him that day at 1:45 pm and explained that my doctor had
    spoken to the supervisor and faxed in a note, again he was aware that I
    wouldn't be in. The manager had called my cell phone and left a message at
    about 10:25 am, he states that he called because I hadn't called in a half
    an hour prior to my shift, which started at 8:30 a.m., why did it take him 2
    hrs before calling me? And I would bet that the supervisor had made
    arrangements to have a teller there to cover my shift since my doctor called
    her. Please help my family and I. Sincerely, Damari
    Please forward to anyone willing to help us, thanks>
    March 8, 2007
    To: Senator Barbara Boxer
    Also: Jason J Chan,
    1700 Montgomery Street, Suite 240
    San Francisco, Ca.94111
    Dear Senator Barbara Boxer,
    On, 3/7/07, I received a notice from Citigroup, HR Communications Unit in
    New York, regarding Corporate benefits for January 2007, I have included a
    copy with this fax to you..
    I am at the point that I feel this is harassment, why, because Citibank
    fired me on 12/13/05. It is very upsetting to me every time I receive these
    notices, it is a constant reminded of everything I have lost due to the
    unfair and unequal treatment of employees by Jeff Ursino and Citibank. I
    have already been sent my 401K check due to my termination, I am not
    contributing to this program so why does Citigroup keep harassing me with
    these notices. Remember that last October, 2006, Citigroup sent me a letter
    ( 10 months after firing me) thanking me for 5 years of services and looking
    forward to 5 more years, why, they fired me. I would have made it to 5
    years, as I had no plans to leave the company, but I was fired 12 days
    before Christmas via UPS. That notice was again just another reminded of
    what could have been and what I have lost. Please ask Citigroup to stop
    harassing me with these notices for they are very upsetting to me.
    Also, on 3/7/07, I received a letter from your Director of Constituent
    Services, Eric Jose Vizcaino, regarding a letter I sent you and it states
    that my concerns are being forwarded to the Director of the California
    Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Suzanne M Ambrose, for her
    review. Again, Citibank attorneys explained to the DFEH, how and why they
    fired me and as I pointed out to you in an earlier letter, Citibank lied to
    them about me calling in on 11/15/05, Citibank states that I called in and
    said I would be out the rest of the week. Again this is a lie, I worked that
    day. Sheri Paulo, Employee Relations manager of New York for Citigroup, had
    told me that they said this due to being miss informed , when I brought this
    lie up to her attention, she said that they had been given bad information
    and that they would correct this by sending in another statement to the
    DFEH, and to my knowledge they never did and instead stand by their lie. I
    have sent you a copy of my time card for that week and other information
    regarding their statement to the DFEH. Why does Citibank tell the DFEH that
    I was fired and Ronan of the US Dept. of Labor that I am still employed.
    They also told Ronan that they would send me a letter explaining how I am
    still employed, but I never received this letter, why? Last June, Citigroup gave me stock, which I refused due to being fired and Chuck Prince office
    acknowledges receiving my letter explaining that I had been fired and that I
    should not have been issued the stock and they took the stock back. I have
    also sent you a copy of that letter in the black binder which I sent to your
    San Francisco office, did you receive this binder?
    Please , Senator Boxer, please help us get to the truth, it is as if
    Citibank doesn't know what the left hand is doing or the right hand is
    doing, please help stop the harassment. How many more letters am I going to
    be sent by Citigroup informing me of everything I have lost.

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