Ex-Employee Accuses FINRA Of Discrimination, Retaliation

Law360, New York (February 24, 2014, 8:21 PM EST) -- The former deputy regional director of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s Boca Raton, Fla., office lodged a wrongful termination suit against the industry watchdog, highlighting alleged instances of industry bias and age discrimination that call the regulator’s management of its securities arbitration unit into question.

In the complaint, Jill Wile, a 25-year employee at FINRA’s Southeast Regional Dispute Resolution office, lists incident after alleged incident of age, sex and disability discrimination and other misconduct that purportedly took place at the Florida-based office following the 2010 appointment...
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