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Former Manager Says Citibank Fired Her For Being Too Hot

NEW YORK- A former employee of Citibank is suing the financial institution after she claims she was let go because her male managers deemed her work attire to be too distracting.

It's not a crime to be beautiful or dress well, but if you ask 33 year-old Debrahlee Lorenzana, both can cost you your job.
 
"They pulled me aside and said I could not wear pencil skirts, turtlenecks, I cannot wear business suits that were fitted."
 
The single mom used to work for Citibank as a banker at the branch located inside the Chrysler building.  

Lorenzana says when she complained to HR her managers retaliated. According to her lawsuit Citibank gave her targets she could not meet because she was not trained. Citibank cited her work performance as a reason for termination. Left without a job Lorenzana struggled to pay the bills.  Her lawyer says at its base this case is about gender discrimination.
 

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