A Goldman Sachs banker kept a spreadsheet arranging female soldiers’ bodies: a book

A former Goldman Sachs worker claims the funding financial institution’s Manhattan headquarters is so filled with misogyny {that a} colleague saved a spreadsheet score feminine recruits on their “potential,” explaining, “I would like measurement and form.”

Jamie Fiori Higgins, 46, of Somerset County, New Jersey, wrote in her memoir {that a} male co-worker advised her she was promoted “due to her vagina” and that she was the goal of “Moe” votes from co-workers who mocked her weight after she gave start to her fourth youngster.

On one other event, she claimed, she was violently held on the wall by a colleague “wrapped [his hand] round my jaws” and threatened her as she hung within the air.

“Who do you assume you might be?” The person screamed at her who was inches away from his face.

“If I can, I’ll rip your king’s face off.”

Higgins is the creator of “Bully Market: My Story of Cash and Misogyny at Goldman Sachs,” which is at the moment an Amazon bestseller within the “monetary companies trade” class.

Jamie Fiori Higgins, 46, of Somerset County, New Jersey, claims in her book that Goldman Sachs is riddled with misogyny.
Jamie Fiori Higgins, 46, of Somerset County, New Jersey, claims in her e-book that Goldman Sachs is riddled with misogyny.
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Higgins spent 17 years at Goldman Sachs - during which time she claims she was assaulted by a co-worker.
Higgins spent 17 years at Goldman Sachs – throughout which era she claims she was assaulted by a co-worker.

Excerpts from her e-book have been revealed within the Occasions of London.

The funding financial institution supplied a press release to The Submit that mentioned: “Had Ms Higgins raised these allegations with our Human Sources division on the time, we’d have completely investigated and handled them significantly.”

“Now we have a zero-tolerance coverage for discrimination or retaliation in opposition to workers who report misconduct.”

A Goldman spokesperson additionally famous that Higgins writes within the “Writer’s Word” portion of the e-book that “the Goldman Sachs people referred to are composite characters.”

“Whereas all this has occurred to me, the timing of some occasions has been compressed,” Higgins wrote.

Higgins claims that male colleagues made
Higgins claims that her male colleagues made “mo” sounds after she used the nursing room to extract breast milk.

“Wherever dialogue seems, I supposed to recreate the gist of conversations relatively than present literal quotes.”

In response to Higgins, she mentioned her supervisor discouraged her from reporting the abuse to Human Sources.

“Think about what his administration can be like if she went to HR,” her line supervisor advised her.

Higgins additionally described one incident by which a colleague grabbed her thigh so exhausting that “his nails sank into her flesh” throughout an industrial occasion that occurred shortly after her miscarriage.

Higgins mentioned that after she had her first youngster, she requested her supervisor to maneuver into the nursing room within the workplace so she may write emails.

Higgins claims that her boss did not allow her to take time off work despite a doctor's recommendations that she do so after she became anemic from a miscarriage.
Higgins claims that her boss didn’t enable her to take time without work work regardless of a physician’s suggestions that she achieve this after she grew to become anemic from a miscarriage.

Her supervisor allegedly mentioned, “That is going to be an issue.”

“You want to be at your desk and dealing…so we agree, no to breastfeeding?”

She mentioned that on one other event, she was requested to take away photos of her kids from her desk.

“It is not a day nursery,” her boss mentioned.

Higgins mentioned that after she had a second miscarriage, her physician advised her she wanted to take time without work work as a result of she developed anemia from dropping an excessive amount of blood — threatening her total well being.

“This isn’t a superb time,” her boss advised her.

Higgins wrote that she was so nervous about working at Goldman that she was
Higgins wrote that she was so nervous about working at Goldman that she was “popping Xanax like Tic Tac.”
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Then she went again to work and fainted, in line with the e-book.

In 2015, Higgins gave start to her fourth youngster. She mentioned she took the lead and pumped breast milk into the nursing room.

On her return to her workplace, she mentioned, a colleague of hers began making “cheeky screams” whereas one other signaled as if to “squeeze the breast.”

Higgins mentioned somebody left a toy cow on her desk and it made a hoot.

A “Welcome again” observe was learn.

The investment bank gave a statement telling The Post that Higgins should have raised these issues with HR in real time.
The funding financial institution gave a press release telling The Submit that Higgins ought to have raised these points with HR in actual time.
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The stress of working at Goldman was so nice that Higgins began “popping Xanax like Tic Tacs,” she advised The Occasions of London. However she stayed within the job for 17 years because of the profitable wage that at one level reached $1 million a 12 months.

Within the e-book, she wrote, “I felt like a human poison.”

“It has develop into as poisonous as Goldman Sachs.”

“Horrible issues have occurred to me,” Higgins advised the Occasions.

“However it will be disingenuous if I didn’t additionally share what I did with others. I don’t want to finish the circle with this man. [who assaulted her]. I’ve to indicate some grace to their unhealthy selections as a result of my husband confirmed me grace for me.”

A category motion lawsuit alleges that Goldman operates as a “boys’ membership” that routinely discriminates in opposition to ladies.