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From the Rochester Business Journal:

Genesee Co-op Federal Credit Union workers in Rochester have unanimously chosen to form a union with the Communications Workers of America.

This has been a big year for CBB members! With so much happening, we wanted to pause and take a look back at how far we’ve come together in 2021:

Committee for Better Banks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, July 28, 2021

MEDIA CONTACT: Zoe PiSierra, [email protected], 603.339.0042

 

From KPBS:

...Regardless of what might be considered standard industry practice, advocates say accusing a Black customer of stealing without evidence and even pretending to call the police could be racist.

From CBS News:

"As bank workers and Wells Fargo shareholders, we don't want empty promises," Ted Laurel, an account resolution specialist in San Antonio, Texas, who is Mexican-American, said in a news conference last week organized by the Committee for Better Banks (CBB), a coalition of bank workers, consumer and labor groups.

From ABC news:

The racial reckoning in America calling for diversity has touched every industry including banking.

According to a report from the Committee for Better Banks -- a bank workers' advocacy group -- Black and Latino employees have a significantly smaller chance of holding an executive position in corporate banks in comparison to their white counterparts.

From CNN:

New York (CNN Business)The banking industry has a race problem, and a new study is putting a spotlight on the inequalities within the nation's largest financial institutions.