ANZ Bank Sued by Two Traders Fired Over Offensive Messages

  • Trader says bank tolerated drunken antics, lap dancing visit
  • ANZ says it will vigorously defend the claims in court

ANZ headquarters in Melbourne.

Photographer: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg

Two traders fired by Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. last year for sending offensive messages are suing the bank, claiming senior managers condoned a culture of rule-breaking in which foul language and drunken behavior went unpunished.

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