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US Bank Forced Out Bilingual Teller|For Speaking Spanish, She Says

CLEVELAND (CN) - US Bank humiliated a Hispanic employee by demanding she speak English only, though she was hired as a bilingual teller, Jacqueline Ortiz claims in Cuyahoga County Court. After she left the job, the branch forced to use another branch for personal banking.

Supervisor Katherine Tycast was directly responsible said the complaint. Ortiz, who is Hispanic, says the bank continued its discrimination by forcing her to do her banking at another branch after forcing her to quit.

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