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Committee for Better Banks Members Meet with Reps. Ellison and Green in Washington

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Former bank workers Ruth Landaverde and Julie Miller, members of the Committee for Better Banks, came to Washington, DC, to meet with Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Rep. Al Green (D-TX) to discuss their personal experience with big banks' damaging sales practices. They also attended a House Financial Services Committee hearing in which Members of Congress grilled Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf on his bank’s opening of fraudulent, unwanted bank accounts for customers.

In an op-ed in The Hill, CWA President Chris Shelton wrote about how the damaging practices of big banks are harming customers and bank workers. Read it here.

Read more about the Committee for Better Banks, a project of CWA, and get involved here.


Left: Former bank workers Ruth Landaverde and Julie Miller met with Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) to talk about their personal experiences with big banks' damaging sales practices.
Right: Ruth Landaverde, a former worker at Wells Fargo and Bank of America, was interviewed by ABC, CBS, and NBC. Both Landaverde and Miller talked with several reporters.