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 stuffed with misogyny {that a} colleague saved a spreadsheet score feminine recruits on their “capacity,” explaining, “I need measurement and form.”

Jamie Fiori Higgins, 46, of Somerset County, New Jersey, wrote in her memoir {that a} male co-worker informed 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 baby.

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’re?” 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 writer of “Bully Market: My Story of Cash and Misogyny at Goldman Sachs,” which is presently 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 guide 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 period she claims she was assaulted by a co-worker.

Excerpts from her guide have been printed within the Occasions of London.

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

“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 Be aware” portion of the guide 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 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 Assets.

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

Higgins additionally described one incident wherein a colleague grabbed her thigh so arduous 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 baby, 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 permit her to take day 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 might 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 youngsters from her desk.

“It isn’t a day nursery,” her boss mentioned.

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

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

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, based on the guide.

In 2015, Higgins gave start to her fourth baby. 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” be aware 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 Put up 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 informed The Occasions of London. However she stayed within the job for 17 years as a result of profitable wage that at one level reached $1 million a yr.

Within the guide, she wrote, “I felt like a human poison.”

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

“Horrible issues have occurred to me,” Higgins informed 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 point out some grace to their unhealthy decisions 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.